Safari Review | Part 1

Safari is available for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 and Mac. The software is free to download from Apple website.
Safari has 13 main features such as: Accessibility, Advanced Web Technologies, Bookmarks, Browsing & Navigation, Built-in RSS, Developer Tools, Graphics & Fonts, International, Mac Integration, Search, Security & Privacy, User Interface & Appearance, and Windows Integration.

Accessibility Highlight Features:

VoiceOver Screen Reader – Describes aloud what appears on user’s screen and reads the text and links of websites.
ARIA Support – Supports Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) and helps web developers make dynamic web content more accessible for people with disabilities.
Enhanced Keyboard Navigation – Lets user navigate the web without a mouse.

Full-Page Zoom – Lets user zoom while it scales up images and graphics and keeping the text remains razor sharp and the web page layout consistent.
Zoom Text Only – User can choose to zoom in on only the text when they take a closer look at a web page.
Custom Style Sheets – User can apply custom style sheets to make their favorite websites more readable.
Minimum Font Size – User can increase the font size to make it more legible.
Advanced Web Technologies Highlight Features:
Next-Generation Standards Support – Supports HTML 5 media tags, CSS animation, and CSS effects, web designers and renders current and future web applications as they were meant to be seen.
CSS Animation – Lets web designers scale, rotate, fade, and skew web elements to create cutting-edge websites.

CSS 3 Web Fonts – Allow web designers to create stunning websites using the fonts they prefer rather than restricting themselves to “web-safe fonts.”
CSS Canvas – Web designers can position canvas elements anywhere an image can be placed using CSS.
HTML 5 Media Support – Supports HTML 5 audio and video tags.
HTML 5 Offline Support – Lets web developers create applications that they can use even when they don’t have access to the Internet.
HTML Canvas – Allows web designers to specify an area in HTML that can be dynamically stylized by a JavaScript program.
HTML 4.01 Support – Supports HTML 4.01, the authoring language that defines the structure and layout of web documents.
WebKit – Supports WebKit, an open source rendering engine introduced by Apple, powers Safari on iPhone and iPod touch and Safari 4 on Mac and Windows systems.

Acid 2 Compliance – The software passed Acid 2 tests for compatibility with new features in the HTML, CSS, and PNG standards.
Acid 3 Compliance – It also passed Acid 3 for ability to fully render pages using the web standards used to build dynamic, next-generation websites, including CSS, JavaScript, XML, and SVG.
Nitro JavaScript Engine – Comes with Nitro JavaScript engine, an advanced bytecode JavaScript engine that makes web browsing even faster.
JavaScript Support – Supports ECMA 262 version 3, the latest edition of the JavaScript standard.
Speculative Loading – Loads the documents, scripts, and style information required to view a web page ahead of time.
SVG 1.1 Support – Web developers can create fonts, graphic elements, and animations on the fly that look great no matter how large or small they’re sized.

ICC Color Profile Support – Supports advanced color management technology to deliver web images with rich, accurate color.
Plug-in Support – Works with the full range of popular Internet plug-ins, including Flash, Shockwave, and QuickTime.
Scriptable Plug-ins – Lets developers create plug-ins that interact with standard elements on a page.

Java Support – Lets user enjoy running Java applets on the web.
XML 1.0 Support – Supports Extensible Markup Language (XML), a popular open industry standard for creating, managing, and sharing structured data.
LiveConnect Support – Supports LiveConnect to ensure compatibility with popular enterprise web applications. LiveConnect allows Java and JavaScript to work together to deliver a more seamless browsing experience.