Safari 5.1.4 Released By Apple With Improved JavaScript Performance & More [Download]

Last month, Apple seeded developer’s beta for Safari 5.1.4 and today, it has pushed the latest update to the public which can be downloaded for Mac and Windows platforms. Safari’s latest update is 44.71 MB for OS X Lion, 47.52 MB for OS X Snow Leopard and 36.72 MB for Windows users. Major highlights of this update include better JavaScript performance and improved pdf handling along with several bug fixes.

Here are the official release notes:

– Improve JavaScript performance up to 11% over Safari 5.1.3

– Improve responsiveness when typing into the search field after changing network configurations, or with an intermittent network connection 

– Address an issue that could cause webpages to flash white when switching between Safari windows 

– Address issues that prevented printing U.S. Postal Service shipping labels and embedded PDFs 

– Preserve links in PDFs saved from webpages 

– Fix an issue that could make Flash content appear incomplete after using gesture zooming 

– Fix an issue that could cause the screen to dim while watching HTML5 video 

– Improve stability, compatibility, and startup time when using extensions 

– Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing 

– Fix an issue that could cause some data to be left behind after pressing the “Remove All Website Data” button

You can get Safari 5.1.4 via Apple’s Software Update option or by using the following link:

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  • Anonymous

    You guys really need to change the word “Java” to “Javascript”. It is really 2 different things.

  • wy

    please change java to javascript.