Apple releases Safari 9 for Yosemite

Mute those tabs until you can't mute them no more.

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Our review of El Capitan and our hands-on with Safari 9 in El Capitan takes a deep dive with key new features in Apple’s browser that are quite useful. But if you’re not ready to upgrade to El Capitan just yet, you’re in luck. Apple released Safari 9 for Yosemite on Wednesday, which has some of the features in Safari for El Capitan.

According to Apple, the new features in Safari 9 for Yosemite include:

  • Adds controls to mute audio in Safari tabs
  • Adds additional viewing options for Safari Reader
  • Improves website AutoFill compatibility

To upgrade to Safari 9, launch the App Store and click on Updates.

Safari 9 for Yosemite doesn’t seem to have the complete feature set of the El Capitan version. Pinned Sites doesn’t seem available and AirPlay video support seems to be missing. It looks like if you want those features, you need to upgrade to El Capitan.

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Safari 9 for Yosemite doesn’t have the option to pin a site in the Window menu.

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