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Sunrise
Sunrise
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Sunrise free download for Mac

Sunrise

Version 2.2.1

Open source Web browser especially for Web developers.

Sunrise overview

Sunrise (was SunriseBrowser) is a Web browser for Web developers. This software is developed with Cocoa/Objective-C by Xcode, and uses the same KHTML rendering engine as Safari. This is light, space-saving and gives the functions for Web developers.

  • Auto-resizable window (640,800,1024,fullscreen fullheight)
  • Transparent window (both Web page window & source window
  • Able to create PDF file from Web page
  • Draw URL string on the screen
  • URL copy command (page title copy)
  • Icon of the Web site is able to save
  • URL input field & Web searching field share the field
  • URL specified downloader

What’s new in version 2.2.1

Updated on May 03 2012

Version 2.2.1:
  • Added Russian resources
  • Fixed the crash case that occurs when selecting a local file

Information

License

Free

Size

940 KB

Downloads

66853

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later
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$ir-M-
$ir-M-
Dec 6 2012
2.2.1
0.0
Dec 6 2012
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
Gotta love Sunrise! However, I just noticed that it seems to be eating my bookmarks: letting me (think I'm) adding more, but then only displaying/being able to access ~18 of them! Since the homepage moved to code.google.com, I can find nowhere else to ask whether this is a bug or perhaps only a problem on my machine. Anyhow, Sunrise is still great ...
Mr-Harley-T-Davis
Mr-Harley-T-Davis
Nov 6 2012
2.2.1
4.5
Nov 6 2012
4.5
Version: 2.2.1
It's the SAFARI of the past for simplicity, and speed. Plus, the dev features can be useful for anybody, not just dev. When my 80 year old parents see something online they can snapshot. Great. Now you've made them more annoying because I get twice the email from them. But it's the good kind of annoying. Faster, cache control, not a memory hog... ...It's my new browser, and my parents like it too. Good work. It's highly functional, but beware, there are some sites that do not conform to even modern standards (which are usually wider than the old standards). If a site doesn't display well in this app, it'll be very slow in others, but viewable. This was meant to be simple, and for the most part, is extremely compatible. But all apps have limits, don't forget that. Programmers aren't GOD, they can't think of every possible thing all the time. As such, this one did a darn fine job of catching most of it. A decent app for those on the go.
Aargl
Aargl
Sep 14 2011
2.2.0
0.0
Sep 14 2011
0.0
Version: 2.2.0
Latest version doesn't support ppc anymore (though it's not stated neither on the dev's site). Until now, it was the fastest browser I've tried. Because I'm not a developper, and because it has nothing really high-level regarding bookmarks, I'm using it exclusively to view videos on specific sites that doesn't display too well on other browsers.
Aspartamemsgsuck
Aspartamemsgsuck
Jun 7 2010
2.1.3
0.0
Jun 7 2010
0.0
Version: 2.1.3
I have not been able to find the Auto-resizable window... Has it been removed from this version, I wonder?
Corpsecorps
Corpsecorps
May 25 2010
2.1.1
0.0
May 25 2010
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Broken download link. Page not found.
Valrus
Valrus
May 7 2010
2.1.1
0.0
May 7 2010
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Where the heck is the automatic window resizing?!
Djsnickles
Djsnickles
Feb 20 2010
2.0.6
2.0
Feb 20 2010
2.0
Version: 2.0.6
just tried out the latest version 2.0.6 i can't get sunrise to load my development server: http://localhost:9001 no combination works, it just keeps searching google for 'localhost:9001' as such, i can't really use it for web development
Web-Jive
Web-Jive
Nov 24 2009
2.0.1
0.0
Nov 24 2009
0.0
Version: 2.0.1
This would be a good web devs browser if it used the latest webkit inspector. Saying this is great for web development without this is a bit overstated.
Djsnickles
Djsnickles
Sep 28 2009
1.8.5
2.0
Sep 28 2009
2.0
Version: 1.8.5
this app is great for webdev. it has a couple bugs, and is missing some features, but it not a memory hog like safari and firefox. bugs: * random constant dialog box popping up that says "the file could not be found", or something to that effect * occasional crashes * window resizing is slow; i suspect because of the transparency toggle. i can live with it * you have to press apple _shift_ + , to scale text larger * typing "localhost:3000" into the url field searches google for "localhost:3000"; i have to type 'http://' everytime i want to go to a site. that's dumb. provide a toggle or something! missing features: * middle button click to open a new tab doesn't work, but apple click does * tabs don't open in the background * shiira can read safari's bookmarks without importing them; it would be nice if sunrise did the same * right click on dock icon should include "new window" function * right click adblock, like firefox? * whitelist popup blocker (as in, allow localhost for webdev, and nobody else) good points: * small buttons and interface is awesome. keep with that! * clicktoflash seems to work with sunrise as well. cool! * fast! focuses on rendering html. i like it.
Igreg
Igreg
Apr 13 2009
1.8.3
1.0
Apr 13 2009
1.0
Version: 1.8.3
Frighteningly slow for me. I just downloaded 1.8.4 and it dragged terribly and was unusable.
Phaleron
Phaleron
Jan 26 2009
1.7.8
0.0
Jan 26 2009
0.0
Version: 1.7.8
Nice to see a browser that still fits on a floppy. Compared with Safari (66MB unzipped) it's amazing it can do as much.
Southpawami
Southpawami
Jan 7 2008
1.5.7
4.0
Jan 7 2008
4.0
Version: 1.5.7
.. just to give an actual review.. Sunrise becomes useful to me after turning the homepage to http://www.google.com , and making the bookmark images as small as they can go. Due to a lack of submenus of bookmarks in the Bookmark menu which is unlike virtually every other browser out there, including Firefox, Sunrise excels at about 7 to 8 bookmarks on a newer widescreen MacBook(consumer). The bookmarks being images and offering color coded labels makes an instant recognition not found with submenu bookmarks. In light of their bookmarks... which is their strength and their weakness, Sunrise would be quite a bit more useful on a variety of systems if they would allow choosing *which* bookmarks out of all your bookmarks are images, and keeping the rest of the bookmarks in a submenu system in the Bookmark menu. Also, an optionally viewed one line of bookmarks below the url address bar would be welcome. The other issue, is the 12 tab issue on any old new MacBook(consumer w/somewhat shrunk Dock on the right or left of the screen instead of bottom). After 12 tabs, their is no arrow for a submenu that allows selection of the extra tabs. This is.. annoying. To most people this issue is nonexistent. To the average person that loves trying the newest browsers, this is a feature flaw. And the third issue, is the no 'load in background tab' feature on right clicking a link. Every time you tell Sunrise to open a link in a new tab, Sunrise *selects* that tab as the current tab. This is a horrible thing if you want to research 10 different pages through Google really quick... you'd simply Google your search, then click each link you wanted to view to open up in a background tab, all the while staying on the same Google search. When you made all your selections, taking only a few seconds if you have a background tab feature, you could then look at each tab that opened in the background. And... it would be nice if Sunrise added a menu option in the Sunrise menu to Clear All Cache instead of having to visit the Preferences menu. Prior to 1.5.8, Sunrise seemed to be a little slow on the Acid2 test, which it nows seems to pass as if it were sleeping. Stability is not Sunrise's strong point, as it's crashed on me a few times too many. However, as of this review, version 1.5.8 hasn't crashed yet. Strange Yahoo issues like problems moving from Mail to Notes which are plaguing the Opera 9.25 right now, are non-existent in Sunrise 1.5.8 As usual, when a browser is interpreting to standards, many webpages sometimes look hideous, due to simple markup errors on the person responsible(though simple, can sometimes be crazy tough to figure out). So, odd looking webpages are probably not really Sunrise fault.. as I've become confident enough in Sunrise that it is usually more the author than Sunrise(most likely there are exceptions here). So, by and large... Sunrise is the fastest loading web browser for Tiger that I know I can depend on to be useful and functional to what I commonly need.
Southpawami
Southpawami
Jan 7 2008
1.5.7
4.0
Jan 7 2008
4.0
Version: 1.5.7
When ya just want some quick surfing... get something done kind of thing, Sunrise is just the ticket. For example, checking mail, or studying kana, or drilling kanji online, Sunrise can't be beat because it's often faster loading websites and often faster loading up than other web browsers like Opera, Firefox, or Safari inside of Tiger. It's a similar way with Tiger verse Leopard right now. If you need to get something done, chose Tiger, if you want to experiment, choose Leopard.(got both OSs on two separate partitions right now.) For website testing, obviously finals *should* be tested through major webrowsers, like Firefox/Safari/IE6/IE7/Opera. At least one browser should pass Acid2 testing, which Sunrise 1.5.8 on my system seems to do easily. So... yes.. Sunrise actually could be used for creation stages of websites... maybe..
Ninjaboy
Ninjaboy
Nov 5 2007
1.4.9
0.0
Nov 5 2007
0.0
Version: 1.4.9
I like being able to save webpages as PDF docs - something other browsers don't support. However, I'm only getting 2-3 minutes of use out of this app before it "unexpectedly quits". -Why?
Ajung
Ajung
Oct 26 2007
1.4.6
0.0
Oct 26 2007
0.0
Version: 1.4.6
Nothing of particular interest that is not available with other Firefox plugins that are much more powerful.
Fromage-Head
Fromage-Head
Sep 2 2007
1.3.8
0.0
Sep 2 2007
0.0
Version: 1.3.8
the myth of working with transparency -half efficient coding -half efficient preview
8oo8
8oo8
Sep 1 2007
1.3.8
0.0
Sep 1 2007
0.0
Version: 1.3.8
As I've learned, since SunriseBrowser is developed particularly for web developers, it lacks features that web developers don't really need and importing bookmarks is, apparently, one of them. Too bad, since SB is really fast......I'd like to use it but its lack of bookmark importing makes it crippled and cumbersome. It lacks other rather essential features for many of us non-developers, too, such as decent cookie control. And SB's graphic bookmarks are just not really useful for anyone but developers, I imagine. The graphic bookmarks take up quite a bit of screen real estate. Oh, and SB's forum? Yeah, there are currently nothing but about 7 pages of spam/threads containing mostly links to porno sites. I'd say that the developer is clueless about them.....he likely doesn't ever bother to even check his forum. Puzzling. Amusing, though.....heh,heh,heh.
Sjha
Sjha
Sep 1 2007
1.3.8
0.0
Sep 1 2007
0.0
Version: 1.3.8
Sunrise Browser is good - but needs to have some way to import Bookmarks from Safari or other browsers. What is weird is the URL for the 'Sunrise Browser Forum'. This seems to take one to a sex site!!
Doug-S-
Doug-S-
Aug 21 2007
1.3.5
0.0
Aug 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.3.5
As a web designer what would make me move to this instead of browsers like Safari and Firefox would be the ability to swap render engines. Right now in order to browser-test I have to go to those different browsers. The ability to render from one browser in IE 5.5-7+, Firefox 2+, and Safari for both Mac and PC. If someone created a browser that could do that I would most happily pay for it as it'd be one of my most useful tools for web development. Also, you might want to look at FireBug and The Web Developer Toolbar for Firefox as those are the two most useful tools for development and checking your work. Personally, I don't care as much about a small, light and fast browser. Safari (the beta) runs very fast for me as it is and any extra speed you'd get out of it would be barely noticeable. Where as combining some of my most often used tools, as well as adding some never before seen, would make my life extremely easy.
Thevzitor
Thevzitor
Aug 20 2007
1.3.3
0.0
Aug 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.3.3
Recommended for anybody who wants a fast, sleek, efficient browser. Much progress has been done since the early versions. It's getting better and better ! Many Thanx to Atsushi.
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