Apple Releases Safari 5.1.2 with 'White Flash' and PDF Viewing Fixes

safari iconApple today released Safari 5.1.2, bringing several bug fixes and other enhancements. Most notably, it addresses issues with PDF viewing and pages "flashing white".

This update contains various improvements, including fixes that:

- Improve stability
- Address issues that could cause hangs and excessive memory usage
- Address issues that could cause webpages to flash white
- Allow PDFs to be displayed within web content

Apple seeded a version of Safari 5.1.2 to developers for testing earlier this month.

Top Rated Comments

SandboxGeneral Avatar
160 months ago
People still use Safari?

Yup. It's my default browser and does all I need it to do. :)
Score: 47 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GenesisST Avatar
160 months ago
It requires a restart! Bummer. There goes 47 days and 11 hours of uptime on my iMac! Maybe I'll wait for a while longer since I don't have any of the issues in this fix.

First world problems...
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Skika Avatar
160 months ago
It requires a restart! Bummer. There goes 47 days and 11 hours of uptime on my iMac! Maybe I'll wait for a while longer since I don't have any of the issues in this fix.

Lol why do you care, are you trying to beat a record or something?
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nagromme Avatar
160 months ago
It requires a restart! Bummer. There goes 47 days and 11 hours of uptime on my iMac! Maybe I'll wait for a while longer since I don't have any of the issues in this fix.

I can hold my breath longer that my Air takes to reboot :P Thank you, SSD!
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
techpr Avatar
160 months ago
People still use Safari?

Yes.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Cougarcat Avatar
160 months ago
...but does it fix the annoying random Tab reloads?
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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