Apple has launched Safari 15.1 as an replace to the Safari 15 launch that got here with macOS Monterey. The brand new model permits customers on macOS Huge Sur and macOS Catalina to expertise the options which can be obtainable on macOS Monterey by Safari 15. It additionally reintroduces the sooner tab bar design that was obtainable previous to the Safari 15 launch. Customers can, nevertheless, manually swap to the brand new compact tab bar design. Safari 15.1 additionally consists of safety fixes to patch sure recognized loopholes and vulnerabilities.
Not like Safari 15, the Safari 15.1 launch by default comes with the present tab bar design the place you will note tabs beneath the tackle bar. You possibly can nevertheless manually swap to the compact tab bar design by going to Preferences > Tabs from the Safari menu.
The brand new compact tab bar was initially aimed at offering extra room for Net looking by combining lively tabs with the tackle bar. It additionally allowed tabs to take the color of the location you might be visiting. Nevertheless, the interface didn’t please many macOS customers. Apple has, due to this fact, gone again to the sooner tab bar design for Safari 15.1.
Along with the interface-level adjustments, Safari 15.1 brings safety fixes for 4 vulnerabilities reported by safety researchers. These vulnerabilities exist in WebKit and are listed as CVE-2021-30887, CVE-2021-30888, CVE-2021-30889, and CVE-2021-30890, as detailed on the Apple Assist web page.
You possibly can obtain Safari 15.1 in your Mac working on macOS Huge Sur or macOS Catalina by going to System Preferences > Updates. It additionally comes preloaded with macOS Monterey 12.0.1 that Apple launched for its present Mac machines earlier this week.