Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. and included with the OS
X and iOS operating systems. First released as a public beta on January
7, 2003 on the company's OS X operating system, it became Apple's
default browser beginning with Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther". Safari is also
a native browser for iOS.
A version of Safari for the Microsoft Windows operating system was first
released on June 11, 2007, and supported Windows XP Service Pack 2, or
later but it has been discontinued. Safari 5.1.7, released on May 9,
2012, is the last version available for Windows.
According to Net Applications, Safari accounted for 62.17 percent of
mobile web browsing traffic and 5.43 percent of desktop traffic in
October 2011, giving a combined market share of 8.72 percent.
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