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Stainless for Mac

Multi-process Web browser.

Free
In English
Version 0.8
3.9
Based on 22 user rates

Stainless overview

Note: Stainless is no longer under development, and it is no longer available for sale.

Note: Over the past couple of years it's been impossible for me to keep working on Stainless and thus the source code for Stainless is now available under the MIT License for those who might be interested in continuing the project.

Thanks to all for your support!...

Stainless is a multi-process browser for OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard.

Although Stainless started out as a technology demo to showcase our own multi-processing architecture in response to Google Chrome, we've been inspired by our growing fanbase to forge ahead and craft Stainless into a full-fledged browser. In fact, Stainless now has features you won't find in Chrome or in any other browser.

A prime example is parallel sessions, which allow you to log into a site using different credentials in separate tabs at the same time. This new technology is woven throughout Stainless, from the private cookie storage system, to session-aware bookmarks that remember the session in which they were saved. We're excited to showcase what we believe is a true browser innovation.

What’s new in version 0.8

Version 0.8:
  • new: OS X 10.7 compatibility
  • new: 64-bit build
  • added: ability to stop downloads in progress
  • added: tab from autocomplete row selects URL for editing
  • added: 3 finger swipe gesture left/right for back/forward (use with option key under Lion)
  • optimized: faster multi-process manager
  • fixed: backward and forward menus may fail for dynamic pages
  • fixed: failed partial downloads aren't cleaned up

Stainless for Mac

Free
In English
Version 0.8
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3.9

(33 Reviews of Stainless)

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Tanner1294
Tanner1294
Mar 2 2013
0.8
4.0
Mar 2 2013
4.0
Version: 0.8
This is definitely a wonderful browser that runs very well even on old PPC Mac's. I love the interface and simplicity of it. I will say thought that it is definitely under development still. It hasn't reached version 1 yet as the developer (like in the description) intended it as a demo and not a total project. He has however told me via Twitter that this app IS still under active development. He's also stated that he's still in the process of making Stainless open source and that he's going to keep the PPC binary alive.
Theothertim
Theothertim
Apr 24 2012
0.8
3.5
Apr 24 2012
3.5
Version: 0.8
Stainless has a lot of potential. As mentioned already, it handles Flash better than any other browser I've tried. Why can't Chrome or other browsers run this efficiently? It does lack many features, which makes it a poor choice for daily use, but as a light browser or for viewing YouTube, it is one of the better options.
El-Duderino
El-Duderino
Nov 6 2011
0.8
3.0
Nov 6 2011
3.0
Version: 0.8
This browser could be promising but needs: • An ad-blocker. And a serious one that blocks as much as the add-ons available with the major browsers, so look at AdBlock, ABP etc and be good as those for blocking all ads everywhere and have way of blocking the 1 or 2 that get through manually too with a right-click function • 1password support • Gestures. Can't even do a swipe for forward and back with BTT because for some reason it won't work, the only application I can think of that BTT has not worked with when I have tried it • Ability to set desired precise search engine string for location bar • Also seems to have issues with History • Can I just say ad blocker a 2nd time. And if you can't make it very effective indeed should be a way to add a blocking CSS to improve it
Edgarcabrera
Edgarcabrera
May 28 2011
0.7.5
5.0
May 28 2011
5.0
Version: 0.7.5
This is one of the unsung heroes. This browser has got the best flash player performance and the best processor management. This is a gem... of course lacks of many goodies as FF, Chrome or Safari, but if you are looking for something slim with a fast performance, this is the one.
Macjudge
Macjudge
May 13 2011
0.7.5
4.0
May 13 2011
4.0
Version: 0.7.5
Stainless is an excellent, light browser that really gives me what I need. I love that, unlike Safari, I can close a tab and recover all memory associated with it. Unfortunately I haven't seen any development since 2009. What I'm missing the most is a more elegant way to organize bookmarks and a 1password integration. I would really like to help getting this project back on track!
Tanner1294
Tanner1294
Mar 2 2013
4.0
Mar 2 2013
4.0
Version: null
Theothertim
Theothertim
Apr 24 2012
3.5
Apr 24 2012
3.5
Version: null
hans789
hans789
Jan 23 2012
4.5
Jan 23 2012
4.5
Version: null
El-Duderino
El-Duderino
Nov 6 2011
3.0
Nov 6 2011
3.0
Version: null
Kana01
Kana01
Jul 28 2011
4.5
Jul 28 2011
4.5
Version: null
mikehaas
mikehaas
Jul 25 2011
1.0
Jul 25 2011
1.0
Version: null
Dtobin
Dtobin
Jul 25 2011
5.0
Jul 25 2011
5.0
Version: null
Edgarcabrera
Edgarcabrera
May 28 2011
5.0
May 28 2011
5.0
Version: null
Macjudge
Macjudge
May 13 2011
4.0
May 13 2011
4.0
Version: null
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Apr 30 2011
5.0
Apr 30 2011
5.0
Version: null
Barisart
Barisart
Jan 29 2011
4.0
Jan 29 2011
4.0
Version: null
Shock-J
Shock-J
Jul 7 2009
4.0
Jul 7 2009
4.0
Version: null
Raptor01
Raptor01
Mar 24 2009
5.0
Mar 24 2009
5.0
Version: null
Bousozoku
Bousozoku
Mar 23 2009
2.0
Mar 23 2009
2.0
Version: null
Giovanni-Lanzani
Giovanni-Lanzani
Mar 6 2009
5.0
Mar 6 2009
5.0
Version: null
Doug-S-
Doug-S-
Dec 4 2008
4.0
Dec 4 2008
4.0
Version: null
Thisispatches
Thisispatches
Oct 22 2008
5.0
Oct 22 2008
5.0
Version: null
Agildehaus
Agildehaus
Oct 16 2008
5.0
Oct 16 2008
5.0
Version: null
schmittyred
schmittyred
Oct 15 2008
2.0
Oct 15 2008
2.0
Version: null
Gregmlr
Gregmlr
Oct 8 2008
3.0
Oct 8 2008
3.0
Version: null
Tuishimi
Tuishimi
Oct 2 2008
5.0
Oct 2 2008
5.0
Version: null
resuna
resuna
Sep 26 2008
2.0
Sep 26 2008
2.0
Version: null