Switch
Switch 1.1
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Easily switch between Safari and Chrome.   Free
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Switch is a simple menu bar utility to help you quickly switch your current browser page between Safari and Google Chrome. Or vice versa. Also supports transfers from and to Camino, Firefox, Opera, Chromium and Aurora.
What's New
Version 1.1:
  • Added support to transfer from & to Camino, Firefox, Opera, Chromium and Aurora.
  • Added ability to create new windows in browsers when you cannot transfer.
  • New behavior when in an application that cannot transfer urls (shows menu).
  • New Preference for default browser choice for single-click transfers.
Requirements
  • Intel
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Other supported browsers include: Camino, Firefox, Opera, Chromium, Auroa



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leninmonkey commented on 03 Apr 2012
If you 'Show Develop menu in menu bar' in Safari > Preferences > Advanced you can easily open the same page in another browser. Firefox has a plugin called 'Open With' which does the same thing
[Version 1.1]


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Shock-J commented on 02 Apr 2012
Sounds like a cool idea, but app won't launch for me. Tried versions 1.0 and 1.1. Absolutely nothing happens, as if I'm not even clicking on the icon. Does this work in 10.7.x? Console error message is :4/2/12 2:18:17.679 PM com.apple.launchd.peruser.2109968200: ([0x0-0xbc0bc].com.easilymistaken.Switch[2115]) posix_spawn("/Users/jaye/Downloads/Switch.app/Contents/MacOS/Switch", ...): Operation not permitted
4/2/12 2:18:17.679 PM com.apple.launchd.peruser.2109968200: ([0x0-0xbc0bc].com.easilymistaken.Switch[2115]) Exited with code: 1

I guess I'm waiting for version 1.2.
[Version 1.1]


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Grandpa John reviewed on 27 Mar 2012
This is very cool! For all its merits, Safari has a very bad habit of not being able to handle many web links with imbedded Java scripts. It just sits there and does nothing. With Switch, instead of selecting a web address and copying it then launching Chrome or Firefox and pasting the address into its bar, I can just click on Switch and away it goes. Thank goodness at least Chrome and Firefox in my experience, have the ability to handle just about any javascript that is thrown at them.
[Version 1.0]


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BlackMacX commented on 26 Mar 2012
A promising idea for a simple application; sadly, once downloaded and installed, it didn't find my other browser, Chromium; but did find Firefox.

Also, the developer's page for the application only seems to provide a download and no contact information (that's why I am commenting here).

If you could add in the functionality to add additional browsers (like Chromium) this would be much appreciated.

If the above is done, I will update my comment accordingly.
[Version 1.0]

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easilymistaken replied on 27 Mar 2012
Hey BlackMacX,

Thanks for the feedback, I really appreciate it. I am planning on adding support for transferring to/from many more browsers. If you happen to have a list of browsers you would like supported, please send it my way. My email is hello@easilymistaken.com

Dan
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Macmandu commented on 26 Mar 2012
Note there is already an application with this name http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/20436/switch
[Version 1.0]

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Dvsdoug replied on 26 Mar 2012
You could call it "SwitchBro" or not.
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Downloads:3,499
Version Downloads:3,142
Type:Internet : Browsers
License:Free
Date:02 Apr 2012
Platform:Intel 64 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Switch is a simple menu bar utility to help you quickly switch your current browser page between Safari and Google Chrome. Or vice versa. Also supports transfers from and to Camino, Firefox, Opera, Chromium and Aurora.


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