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Safari 4

Safari 4
alaAverage 4.2

6 reviews

Nov, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Safari 4. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.4/5 for other Internet & Network for all reviews. People really like the usability. The design also gets good feedback.

design, usability

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Expert review by: Michael Muchmore (

Safari 4


Safari 4 adds some bling to the Apple browser, with Cover Flow history display and a good tab implementation.

Very fast JavaScript performance. Beautiful interface elements like Cover Flow. Built-in RSS reader. Good standards support. Neat tab implementation.

No extensions or themes.

You can customize the buttons you want on your toolbar, such as New Tab and Home, but Safari still comes nowhere near Firefox in customizability. The Mozilla browser not only avails itself of thousands of extensions that alter both appearance and...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Ryan Faas (

Review: Apple's Safari 4 browser beta is innovative, fast, fun


It offers a lot more than slick UI goodies; it's stable and smart, too

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Nathan Alderman (

Review: Safari 4


Since its debut, Safari has offered Mac users hassle-free browsing, standards-friendly HTML rendering, and a number of thoughtful and handy features to make surfing the Web just a little bit more fun. Its triumphant new version continues all these...

Fastest Mac browser; slick interface; built-in tools for Web developers

Unhelpful loading indicator; bare-bones help files; takes up more hard drive space than rivals

Macworld’s buying advice. If you want the fastest browser on the Mac, Safari 4.0.1 is the hands-down winner. It lacks the endless flexibility of Firefox’s plug-ins, and it’s far less svelte than its rival browsers. But despite its extra bulk, Safari...

Jun, 2009

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Safari 4 Beta web browser


The latest version of Apple's browser comes to the PC

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Ryan Faas (

Safari 4 browser beta is innovative, fast, fun


Features include in-your-face browser interface advances, under-the-hood updates for notably speedy rendering performance

Ryan Faas is a frequent Computerworld contributor specializing in Mac and multiplatform network issues. You can find more information about him at

Feb, 2009