safaripreviewiconApple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced one year ago in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.

Safari Technology Preview release 40 includes fixes and improvements for JavaScript, FileSystem Entry API, Fetch API, Accessibility, Web API, CSS, CSS Grid, Web Inspector, Media, Rendering, and WebGL.

With Safari 11 now available through the macOS High Sierra beta, Apple is providing two versions of Safari Technology Preview, one for macOS Sierra users and one for those using macOS High Sierra.

The Safari Technology Preview update is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store to anyone who has downloaded the browser. Full release notes for the update are available on the Safari Technology Preview website.

Apple's aim with Safari Technology Preview is to gather feedback from developers and users on its browser development process. Safari Technology Preview can run side-by-side with the existing Safari browser and while designed for developers, it does not require a developer account to download.

Top Rated Comments

Strelok Avatar
57 months ago
Pls allow 4K in YouTube.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
diegov12 Avatar
57 months ago
It is, safari doesn’t support VP9. Every other browser except internet explorer support it.
Or youtube can support H.265 which is supported by most hardware already…
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JRoDDz Avatar
57 months ago
Yes, but is it snappier?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GastonM Avatar
57 months ago
479 with all the Experimental Features enabled on macOS Sierra 10.12.6.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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