Safari Browser for Mac

Safari Browser for Mac 12.1.2

Experience the web, Apple style, with Safari: the fastest, easiest-to-use web browser in the world.

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The best browser for your Mac is the one that comes with your Mac. Safari is faster and more energy efficient than other browsers, so sites are more responsive and your notebook battery lasts longer between charges. Built-in privacy features are stronger than ever. It works with iCloud to let you browse seamlessly across all your devices. And it gives you great ways to find and share your favorites. Put it all together, and no other browser offers such a rich web experience.

What's New:

  • Adds support for Safari Extensions from the Mac App Store
  • Displays HTML 5 video whenever available for faster downloads, better battery life, and stronger security
  • Enhances security by running plug-ins only on websites you authorize
  • Improves AutoFill and adds support for auto-filling information from any contact in Contacts
  • Enhances the formatting in Reader view
  • Remembers Zoom level for each website users visit

Longer battery life and faster performance.

With a blazing-fast JavaScript engine and energy-saving technologies, Safari is a faster, more enjoyable way to explore the web.

Browse longer. Watch more.

Safari is engineered specifically for Mac, so it takes advantage of the powerful technologies built into every one. And Safari now offers native support for Netflix. So compared with Chrome and Firefox, you can browse for up to two hours longer and watch Netflix videos up to three hours longer.

Faster than Chrome and Firefox.

Browsing with Safari is blazing fast thanks to advanced JavaScript engine optimizations that make websites and web applications feel snappier.

Defending your online privacy and security.

Privacy and security aren’t just something you should hope for — they’re something you should expect. That’s why features to help protect your privacy and keep your Mac secure are built into Safari. For example, it’s the only browser to offer DuckDuckGo — a search engine that doesn’t track you — as a built-in option.

Surf seamlessly across all your devices.

Not only does Safari come on every Mac, it comes on every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, too. And thanks to iCloud, your passwords, bookmarks, history, tabs, and Reading List are always up to date no matter which device you're using.

Discover something great. Then share it just as easily.

Safari makes it simple to find and enjoy the best of the web. And we've made it easy to share what you find with others.

Spotlight suggestions.

With Spotlight built into every Mac, you’re never far from the information you want. As you type in the Smart Search field, Spotlight suggestions display results from sources like Wikipedia, news sites, Maps, iTunes, movie listings, and more.

Share menu.

Share anything you come across on the web without leaving Safari. Just click the Share button, then choose how you want to send it off. Use Mail, Messages, or AirDrop. Tweet or post to Facebook. And even add comments and locations. A single sign-on sets up sharing to Facebook and Twitter, so you only need to log in once.

Shared Links.

Shared Links is the best way to see what’s up on the web. When you’re in the mood to read something new, quirky, or cool, open Shared Links in the Safari Sidebar, where you can view links from people you follow on Twitter and LinkedIn. You can scroll seamlessly from one story to the next, no clicking required.

What's New:

Storage Access API

  • Made a change to maintain access through same-site navigations of an iframe
  • Updated the Storage Access API prompt to show the eTLD+1s, not the full host names


  • Fixed scrubbing video with Touch Bar on YouTube to prevent video playback freezing
  • Fixed muted elements not updating their Now Playing status when unmuted

Apple Pay

  • Added Web Inspector auto-complete keywords for -apple-pay-button-style and -apple-pay-button-type
  • Changed to allow $0 totals
  • Changed to reject when an unsupported ApplePayRequest version is specified
  • Introduced Apple Pay JS v4
  • Introduced new values for -apple-pay-button-type

Payment Request

  • Added an onpayerdetailchange event handler to PaymentResponse
  • Implemented the MerchantValidationEvent constructor
  • Removed PaymentAddress.languageCode

Shadow DOM

  • Changed to compose click events from click()
  • Fixed the focus navigation order in slot fallback contents

Fetch API

  • Made a change to stop checking the Request.integrity value in no-CORS mode

Service Workers

  • Fixed undefined self.isSecureContext in Service Workers


  • Added getModifierState to MouseEvent

Web Inspector

  • Added auto-completion for event breakpoints
  • Added support for breakpoints for timers and animation-frame events
  • Fixed deleting multiple event breakpoints by repeatedly hitting delete
  • Fixed the color picker to allow entering decimal numbers for opacity
  • Fixed typos in some compositing reasons
  • Fixed the Search bar being too narrow in some localizations
  • Fixed console.inspect(sessionStorage) to correctly show the Session Storage content view if the Storage tab was previously unvisited
  • Fixed console.log() to show the passed string when a certain format is used
  • Fixed the JSContext Inspector to correctly show Scripts in the Resources tab

WebGL 2

  • Updated WebGL 2 implementation to handle READ_FRAMEBUFFER and default framebuffer specification conformance

Web Assembly

  • Updated Web Assembly to parse wasm modules in a streaming fashion

Safari extensions

  • Messages from a Safari App Extension to its content script are now delivered to the correct page after a back or forward navigation

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