Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 120 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.
The current Safari Technology Preview release is the built on the new Safari 14 update included in macOS Big Sur with support for Safari Web Extensions imported from other browsers, tab previews, password breach notifications, web authentication with Touch ID, and more.
The new Safari Technology Preview update is available for both macOS Catalina and macOS Big Sur, the newest version of the Mac operating system.
The Safari Technology Preview update is available through the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences 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.
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Tested on MBP16 and iMac 2020.
However, on STP 120 I was able to load the same page to 2.6GB RAM and then got the "safari using significant memory" message. But this time, the page wasn't laggy and I could still scroll down and load more pictures for example.
It's not happening on Chrome nor Firefox.
For Q #2: Just received an update yesterday. The updates arrive just as per other Apple applications. Check your Prefs/updates .
Hope this helps.