Apple Releases Safari 5.1.4, Brings JavaScript Enhancements And Bug Fixes

Apple on Monday released a minor update to Safari. The new update (version 5.1.4) claims to improve JavaScript performance, responsiveness of the search field and some more minor improvements and bug fixes. The update is for both OS X Lion and Snow Leopard, as well as Windows user.

If you could remember, Apple is already working on a new version of Safari 5.2 for the Mountain Lion, which is set to release later this summer. The new Safari comes with an integrated search bar and address bar.

What’s In Safari 5.4.1:

  • 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

The JavaScript improvements might not be pretty much noticeable in this update, but still, we believe that it has improved. Now, hit the Software Update button or head over to the Safari website to grab a copy of the new Safari 5.1.4.

Download: Safari 5.1.4

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