Safari 3.2 or Firefox 3.0.5

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  1. TinyHulk macrumors member

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    Probably a debate that has been discussed before. Although I'm still wondering what is the best browser of the moment?

    I'm using Safari 3.2 and I'm downloading Firefox 3.0.5 and I'm going to test it too see wich one is better.

    Which one do you prefer?
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    MRoogle will give you multiple results on this well traveled topic ;)

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  3. akbc macrumors 6502

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    Well, FireFox has more extension/add-ons to make it better.

    I use FF3. Safari was the first thing I got rid of my dock as soon as I got a new mac. Ever since I've used Safari (since like Mac Mini G4), only thing it's good at is rendering texts to make it look prettier. But it's not even good at any other language but English or any languages that uses roman alphabets.

    ahhhhhhhhh

    Anyways, Safari 4 better be good at everything. And it better be snappier :p
     
  4. Pees330 macrumors 6502

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    I prefer to use Safari in OS X and Firefox in Windows. I use Firefox in OS X occasionally if a website doesn't seem to be loading right. It is a personal preference, so try them both out to see what you like better. Give them both a few days of use to fairly judge.
     
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    It is. Don't worry.
     
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  7. erifneerg macrumors member

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    I personally have been a fan of Firefox simply b/c it how my workflow works.
    With Webkits new section for web developer matching firebug pretty closely, I've been moving slowly to webkit... however, it's really keyboard shortcuts that get me. things like cmd+enter and FF will place www and .com for me.
     
  8. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604

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    I use Safari 4 just like Tallest Skil. There's a new update for Safari 4 that was released last December 29th.
     
  9. Airforcekid macrumors 65816

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    Safari

    :apple:You can get addons and browse fast on a mac.:apple:
     
  10. pyroxp7 macrumors newbie

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    Well, Safari was basically MEANT for the Macs. Firefox is still buggy when used on a Mac. But I like Firefox cause it's more secure (virus-wise), plus Firefox seems smoother and faster, but also it could be based on RAM too. But overall, I like Firefox A LOT more. :D
     
  11. elppa macrumors 68040

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    Try typing apple or google or microsoft in the Safari Address bar and hit return. Safari will stick the www and .com in and has done this for as long as I can remember.

    Command + return is used to open the address in a new tab.
     
  12. nippyjun macrumors 65816

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    I have one mac and use many pc's. For me i like consistency so firefox is my choice on all computers.
     
  13. kenglade macrumors 6502

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    Safari 3.2 or Firefox 3.0.5

    Have you found any way to share bookmarks? I use FF on my two PCs and have built up a sizable bookmark file which I'd also have access to on the Mac. BTW, Earlier today I tried to install FF 3.0.5 on my Mac and it won't open. Any thoughts?
     
  14. petvas macrumors 601

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    Download Foxmarks. This addon allows you to sync bookmarks between your firefox computers. It works great and it's free
     
  15. kenglade macrumors 6502

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    Yes, but will it work between Firefox and Safari?
     
  16. petvas macrumors 601

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    No, it doesn't. I don't think that there is a solution at the moment for syncing Safari with FF. You can ofcourse import bookmarks to either browsers.
     
  17. kenglade macrumors 6502

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    Safari 3.2 or Firefox 3.0,5

    Thanks. I'll give it a shot.

    But I still have no idea why FF won't open on my Mac. Any suggestions?
     
  18. petvas macrumors 601

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    try removing FF completely and then reinstalling. You will need to delete the FF directory under Library/Application Support.
     
  19. Digital Skunk macrumors 604

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    Second-ed.

    It does still amaze me that web browsers are taken so seriously. :)
     
  20. petvas macrumors 601

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    I think that web browsers are the main tool most people use on a computer
     
  21. Digital Skunk macrumors 604

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    Very very true.

    Thanks for shining a light.
     
  22. numbersyx macrumors 65816

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    Where can you download this from?
     
  23. elppa macrumors 68040

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    connect.apple.com

    Sign up for a free ADC account. Then login and you will find it under downloads.
     

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