SafariRestore
SafariRestore
7.1.2

5.0

SafariRestore free download for Mac

SafariRestore7.1.2

26 May 2015

Save, restore, archive, and share browsing sessions.

Overview

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

SafariRestore allows you to save, restore, archive and share (see below) browsing sessions with an intuitive, and easy to use interface. For best results, set Safari to open new windows with an empty page.

Sessions can be "shared" via the Export/Import function on the Sessions tab.

What's new in SafariRestore

Version 7.1.2:
  • Fixed opening of external links whilst Safari is closed
  • Now disabled whilst using Private Browsing

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How would you rate SafariRestore app?

17 Reviews of SafariRestore

PorkPieHat
06 May 2011
Version: 4.13

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Sessions is ten times better. (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/8247646/sessions/index.html)
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artie505
06 March 2018
Version: 7.1.2
A heads-up to all who are unaware that SafariRestore has morphed into SessionRestore and is now available exclusively from the Safari Extensions Gallery.
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Lounge-Deluxe
10 June 2015
Version: 7.1.2
I had an issue with Safari Restore that made it not function properly, probably due to my setup, and contacted the developer through email. Russell responded almost instantly and continued to do so, and my issue was quickly resolved with a new version of Safari Restore. Now that's exemplary support, especially considering the fact that Safari Restore has a free license. The same level of support applies to the other (paid) products of Sweetpproductions as well (I use Cookie and Invisible), so this developer is highly appreciated and recommended. A donation had been sent.
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Nitroxer
02 June 2015
Version: 7.1.2
Encountered update glitch. Developer remedied problem and responded within a few minutes - and followed up with a explanation. The glitch and subsequent fix process may have uncovered a Safari update deficiency too (recommendation: restart Safari if an extensions update fails). Can't think of how communication and support can get any better - particularly for a free offering. Am sending donation.
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Low-Flyer
21 January 2015
Version: 7.0.1
SafariRestore.safariextz v7.0.1 is shown in Finder as having been created/modified on Dec 4, 2014 instead of on Jan 19, 2015.
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bbw7
01 June 2013
Version: 5.6.1
I've been using this extension for a while and have come to really appreciate it. At first I didn't really see the purpose of it, as Safari allows one to retain the tabs and URL's from previous sessions, and having an extra tab for it open upon starting up Safari confused me. But with a few minutes of diligent checking it out, it all became clear. Tthat extra tab or window with the Restore Session header is where one can choose to look at previous sessions (menu on LHS), and then choose to reopen any full session or portion of one that you need. The most useful aspect, I find, is for when I accidentally close a tab, which I have kept over several sessions. If you haven't used that tab in the current session, it doesn't seem possible to access it again via Safari's history feature, BUT with Safari Retore, I can bring up the Safari Restore tab/window and go to a previous session that had said lost URL tab at the end of a session, and get it back. Very handy, particularly for single-user machines. I can see, however, how it might be a privacy issue if you share the same computer and account with someone else Also have never found any instabilities to it that I am aware of. And as a general comment for all extensions, seeing that it has been asked here several times, to uninstall this or any extension, just go to Safari->Preferences->Extensions (which becomes a tab in Safari) and choose "uninstall". You can also just choose to disable it.
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SpamSurfer
06 January 2013
Version: 5.6.1
Oh well. When was the last time Safari was updated anyway?
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Spudboy
22 October 2012
Version: 5.6
How about something that does the opposite? I don't want anything restored. Thanks for any suggestions.
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Alamak
25 August 2011
Version: 5.2
Why should I need this, now that Lion has got this functionality built in?
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PorkPieHat
06 May 2011
Version: 4.13
Sessions is ten times better. (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/8247646/sessions/index.html)
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Cosmicrepairdude
30 March 2011
Version: 4.11
I've just been trying out this and Sessions for a few days and I find they both remember the tabs from the previous session, but only the last page I looked at in each tab. There is no history for the tabs, ie, I can't click the Back button. "Reopen all windows" in the History menu does the same thing. Firefox and Chrome remember the entire session, so it's as if I never shut down. How do I get Safari to remember the actual session and not just the last page I looked at?
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MAchintrucbidule459
24 March 2011
Version: 4.11
I've noticed a severe performance hit lately with this extension, giving me a lot of spinning beachballs each time i open a new page or click a link. Disabling it makes my navigation smooth again. (safari 5.0.4 - Mac OS X 10.6.6)
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sjk
25 December 2010
Version: 3.0
3.0 sounds a lot more like Sessions, but there's no screen image here or on the developer site for comparison.
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Yaba-daba-do
11 September 2010
Version: 2.11
This is great that I found safariRestore 2.11, I have a bone to pick. Your app.worked great till I decided to clean out my cache? I believe that's why it does not work anymore? If I remember right “ B-4 I deleted it “ up in the upper right corner you ask for a donation? your kidding me right? you must be use to writing apps for the other company that just don't work. I have sent a compliant to Apple asking how can this be, that they allow things on there web site that don't work! If it makes you feel any better I have found 2 others that don't work either. So far the 6 others I am using work great! Oh,I did give a couple of stars for effort!
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Iliketrash
17 June 2010
Version: 1.9
How many piecemeal hacks to Safari will it take to equal OmniWeb? OmniWeb has an entire workspace manage built in--you can save any number of browsing sessions and recall them at any time with complete restoration of the workspace including window sizes and positions.
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Bonobo
13 June 2010
Version: 1.5
Works as advertised. Only critique I'd have is that the windows are all the same standard size and not what they were, but that's a minimal issue. Thank you.
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Bonobo
13 June 2010
Version: 1.5
Sadly, this doesn't work on my Mac (10.6.3, Safari 5). What it does is this: Opens my standard Home Page, and in a second tab, the extensions page of SweetP Productions. What gives?
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Fishscale
12 June 2010
Version: 1.5
I have not tried this as I already use glims for this specific task, but I want to thank you Mr. Gray for making outstanding os x plugins. I could not live w/o safari adblocker or safari cookies. Thank you! Always quality and always free.
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