Apple Releases Safari 3.1

Apple announced the release of Safari 3.1 today. The newest version of Safari incorporates the latest changes from Webkit to provide "the world's fastest web browser for Mac and Windows PCs".

According to Apple Safari loads web pages 1.9 times faster than IE 7 and 1.7 times faster than Firefox 2. Meanwhile, Safari's Javascript is "up to six times faster than other browsers."

"Safari 3.1 for Mac and Windows is blazingly fast, easy to use and features an elegant user interface," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "And best of all, Safari supports the latest audio, video and animation standards for an industry-leading Web 2.0 experience."

Safari 3.1 is available for download at or via your Software Update.