Apple Safari browser crosses the 1 billion user mark

Apple Safari browser crosses the 1 billion user mark

A brand new report exhibits that Apple’s Safari browser lastly broke the 1 billion person mark. It’s now formally the second browser with 1 billion customers. Nonetheless, the Safari browser remains to be a good distance from Google Chrome. Based on an atlas report, 1,006,232,879 web customers (19.16% of all web customers) are utilizing the Safari browser. The statistics are primarily based on GlobalStats browser market share percentages after which transformed to numbers utilizing Web World Stats web person metrics. Whereas Safari has over 1 billion customers, Google Chrome has 3 times as many customers with 3,378,967,819 complete customers.

Nonetheless, the Microsoft Edge browser is way behind the Safari browser with solely 212,695,000 customers. Nonetheless, contemplating desktop customers solely, Microsoft surpasses Safari and it’s the second hottest desktop browser.

Moreover, the report claims that the Apple Safari browser will probably be on each new iPhone and Mac laptop. This clearly supplies a bonus for Apple to develop the customers of this browser. Nonetheless, pre-installing the browser on its gadgets doesn’t assure that customers will use the browser. Some customers will nonetheless go for third-party browsers.

Over the previous yr, Apple has launched a number of new privateness options to the Safari browser. Not solely that, over the last WWDC, Safari launched some very controversial new designs. Based on Apple, Safari, which launched with iOS 15, has two new targets. The targets are making it “simpler to the touch with one hand” and “placing content material first.”

Apple Safari Browser Technical Preview 146 Launched

A couple of days in the past, Apple launched the 146 replace of the Safari Expertise Preview, an experimental browser launched by Apple in March 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technical Preview to check options that could be launched into the official model of Safari sooner or later.

Apple Safari Technical Preview 146 consists of bug fixes and efficiency enhancements for Internet Inspector, CSS, JavaScript, Types, Media, Rendering, Scrolling, HTML, Shared Employee, Service Employee, Internet API, Accessibility and Safety.

The present Safari Technical Preview builds on the Safari 15.four replace, together with the Safari 15 options launched in macOS Monterey. Safari Technical Preview updates can be found by System Preferences – Software program Replace to customers who’ve downloaded the browser. Apple launched the Safari Expertise Preview to assemble suggestions from builders and customers on the browser growth course of. The Safari Expertise Preview runs side-by-side with the present Safari browser and is designed for builders. Nonetheless, the constructive facet is that customers can use this preview and not using a developer account.