Apple today released Safari 6.1 for Mountain Lion users. The update includes many of the new features added to Safari for Mavericks including Shared Links, Top Sites, and the new Sidebar.
Safari 6.1 is a free download for Mountain Lion users and is available as a software update through the Mac App Store.
Safari 6.1 for OS X Mountain Lion contains new features, including:
- Shared Links. See links shared by people you follow on Twitter.
- Sidebar. See your Bookmarks, Reading List, and Shared Links in one convenient place.
- One-click bookmarking. Just click the (+) button to the left of the Smart Search Field to add a webpage to your Reading List. Click and hold to add it to the Favorites Bar or to your Bookmarks.
- Safari Power Saver. Increase energy efficiency by playing only the plug-in content you want to see.
- Third-party data blocking. By default, Safari blocks third-party websites from leaving cookies and other types of data that could be used to track your browsing.
- Built-in Yandex Search. Leading Russian search engine Yandex is now an option for Russian users.