The Omni Group has released the first release candidate version of OmniWeb 4.0, their Web browser for Mac OS X. The new version of OmniWeb sports a slew of new features and improvements from early versions.
OmniWeb is a Web browser built using Cocoa. It utilizes Mac OS X’s built-in Quartz graphics technology to render pages and has been updated numerous times throughout Mac OS X’s public beta preview and release. Version 4.0rc1 is the latest revision.
The list of enhancements to OmniWeb 4.0rc1 include:
Now reads and processes ColorSync information for JPEG information.
Improved launch time.
Bookmarks, cookies and history now stored in ~/Library/Application Support/OmniWeb/ directory.
Registrations now sought in different location.
Numerous changes to HTML display.
Numerous changes to browser window handling.
Various improvements to bookmark manipulation.
Numerous bug fixes, including improved Flash handling
In fact, there’s way too much to list here. you can get more information from the Omni Group’s Web site
OmniWeb can be used for free, although until it’s licensed, you’ll be periodically asked if you want to register it, and when idle, an “Unlicensed” banner will appear across the browser window.