About Safari 5 for Mac OS X

This update is recommended for all Safari users and includes improvements to performance, stability, and compatibility.

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These are some of the improvements and fixes included with this update:

  • Performance improvements for Top Sites
  • Performance improvements for trackpad pinch gestures
  • Performance and stability improvements when pasting text 
  • Stability improvements for auto-complete functions
  • Stability improvements when transferring images from Safari to iPhoto
  • Stability improvements when handling PDFs
  • Stability improvements when making comments in Facebook
  • Stability improvements when using eMusic.com
  • More reliable authentication to Windows IIS
  • Addresses an issue that prevented some users from dragging files when logged into etrade.com

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