Apple Safari 5 Released With HTML5 & Extensions Support

June 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Software by bharath

Apple Safari logo

Apple has quietly released the next version of their popular browser Safari 5, at the WWDC 2010 along where we had seen the official announcement of iPhone 4 . The main new features in Safari 5 include HTML5 support and the extensions on the lines of Firefox and Chrome.

New features:

1.safari reader Safari Reader:

Click on the Reader icon at the end of the address bar to view the clutter-free page without annoying page elements. (I have no idea why Reader icon appears only for certain pages)

safari reader icon

2. HTML 5 safariGreater HTML5 support:

Safari 5 supports host of new HTML5 features like Geolocation, full screen HTML5 video, WebSocket, EventSource, HTML 5 validation and Ruby.

3. safari better performanceBetter Performance:

Safari 5 features faster Nitro Engine, DNS prefetching and improved caching helps to load sites faster and

4. Safari Bing searchBing search:

In addition to Google and Yahoo search, Safari 5 adds built-in Bing search

5. Safari developer programSafari Developer Program:
Safari 5 is coming with new Safari Developer Program through which developers can build extensions using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

Other features:

Smarter Address Filed, Tab settings, search history with date, top sites/History button, private browsing icon, DNS prefetching, improved page caching, XSS Auditor, improved JavaScript support.

System Requirements:

– Mac OS X 10.5.8 / 10.6.2 / 10.6.3

– Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7

Download Safari 5

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