Apple released the latest version of its Safari browser for macOS Catalina and High Sierra, before Big Sur was released later this year. Safari 14 improves browser tabs, adds a new privacy report feature, and offers new customization options for your home page. You can download it by going to the System Preferences app and clicking “Software Update”.
One of the major improvements coming with the latest version of Safari is better tab handling. The tabs themselves have been redesigned to be more space-efficient, display website favicons by default, and show a preview of each tab as you hover over them. There is a new home page that you can customize with your own wallpapers and links and a privacy report highlighting all cross-site trackers blocked by the browser. Oh, and this version of the browser also removes support for Adobe Flash.
Some new Safari features require macOS Big Sur to run and are not available if you are updating Safari to an older version of the operating system, 9to5Mac relationships. These include support for 4K HDR video and the translation function built into the browser.
Yesterday saw the release of a number of Apple operating system updates, including iOS 1