Leopard WebKit
Leopard WebKit
226588

5.0

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Leopard WebKit226588

22 June 2018

Builds of WebKit for OS X 10.5 (release candidate).

Overview

Leopard WebKit is a current build of WebKit for OS X 10.5 Leopard.

What's new in Leopard WebKit

Version 226588 (604.5.6_2):
  • Minor stability improvements (relinked iTunes does work now)
  • Relinking droplet improved to not time out that fast
  • Lowered priority of plain RSA key exchange algorithm for HTTPS/TLS as it's considered weak now
  • Added QuickTime 7.7.0 download link to the dmg image

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How would you rate Leopard WebKit app?

26 Reviews of Leopard WebKit

5
macuser87
03 August 2012
Version: 123874

Most helpful

Excellent browser, I use it every day on my PowerBook. An invaluable addition to the world of Power Mac software making H.264 easy for everyone. Also check out AQUADock and AuroraFox to complete your free PowerPC refurb. Even early G4s can join the party with Leopard Assist.
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5
Aargl
18 June 2018
Version: 226588
The PSU of my main computer died and I had to reactivate my old iMac G5... This is the moment when you feel lucky knowing this app: it became a blessing! It’s way faster than its nearer competitor TenFourFox. It lacks useful extensions such as uBlock Origin and uMatrix, but the old version of Ghostery is behaving well enough. Some sites with embedded audio and video players won’t work, but you can play Youtube quite all right, if you’re not running any other hungry program. Thanks again, Tobias! :-)
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iTruth
13 March 2018
Version: 226588
Lol but WHY??? Would you like some bellbottoms and platforms with this also? Talk about being stuck in the past! LMAO!
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Aargl
09 February 2018
Version: 223797
There are still updates (current being 604.5.6 r226588) but you have to dig into the repository to get the last one: https://sourceforge.net/projects/leopard-webkit/files/604/Leopard/PowerPC/ I wonder why the Download button on the main page still points to version 603.3.3, is it because the others are considered beta/rc? Or is it just an oversight? Anyway, they work perfectly! I'd say version 604.5.6 is actually better than 604.4.5 (there was a 20% CPU footprint that remained for a long while, now it's gone).
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5
Aargl
14 January 2018
Version: 223797
It's very nice to have the latest webkit running on my old G5, but what an irony that no one is doing the same job for 10.6 or 10.9...
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5
Albabe
13 March 2017
Version: 210430
I wanna thank you too, for your Snow Leopard build! Do you nice folks have a updated and secure version of WebKit for Mavericks users?
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5
Leesa
09 March 2017
Version: 210430
You guys are AMAZING! You saved my life in Snow Leopard when Apple ditched us. Thanx so much!!! And now I'm gonna try out your Mavericks Version! Thanx again!
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Aargl
02 March 2016
Version: 184141
The REALLY last 10.6 and Intel-compatible version is available at https://sourceforge.net/projects/leopard-webkit/files/537/%28Snow%29%20Leopard/ It's r171822 (537.78.2_4). As after Safari 5.1, webkit2 is completely different, the dev is now only working for 10.5.
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5
Aargl
24 August 2015
Version: 184141
In my experience, it's not easy to tell, between Safari and any subsequent Webkit version, if one works best, but very recently I found that some website was not rendering properly with Safari<v5.0.5 and Leopard WebKit fixed it! So thanks a lot Tobias! :-)
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duartevassal
12 August 2015
Version: 184141
I'm having trouble updating the security certificates (a most useful feature from this release, let me add): administrator$ /Applications/Leopard\ webkit\ system\ wide/update\ system\ certificates.command ; exit; Please read the Readme before proceeding with this! Do you really want to replace the original system security certificates with the ones from OS X 10.9 (Y/N)? y In case you are prompted to enter a password, please enter the super user password Password: ditto: can't get real path for source ditto: can't get real path for source ditto: can't get real path for source ditto: can't get real path for source Password: logout [Process completed] ???? If I look at keychain I have 2 system root certificates (are not trusted) that start in 2012 and end in 2032, is this supposed to be like this?
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Thinking-Differently
11 May 2015
Version: 183712
If this really supports Snow Leopard, that is a great contribution. Kudos and applause for the developer. Apple has long abandoned updates to Safari to run on 10.6, while lots of third party browsers continue to support it. This lack of continued support, is probably one reason to avoid using Safari. However, it seems that there are separate downloads for separate Leopard and Snow Leopard versions. So, one wonders if maybe there ought not be a separate MacUpdate page for the Snow Leopard version? Currently, the MacUpdate download link seems to give one a Leopard only download. http://sourceforge.net/projects/leopard-webkit/files/ has the various OS specific installers. All of the downloads in the 600, 538 folders, say they are for Leopard Power PC. However, the 537 folder does have a mixture of Leopard and Snow Leopard installers.
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5
Leesa
04 May 2015
Version: 183712
Thanx again for all your selfless hard work! Works Awesome!!!
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Leesa
08 September 2014
Version: 169580
When I do a Command I on the New Client (9-7-14) it says its r169580., but it also says it was "Modified, June 27, 2011 5:22 AM The last one said: r166320 Modified Wednesday August 1, 2012 6:45 PM.
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5
Leesa
17 April 2014
Version: 165532
Thanx again for keeping this browser alive for the few of us luddites that can't afford a new Computer! I was wondering if it would be possible for Webkit to see pages like this? The News section here won't load at all. I assume its because we old Leopard users don't have a recent enough Flash to go along with our Webkit, but I figured I'd, at least, ask. http://crooksandliars .com/2014/04/department-interior-asked-investigate-alec
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4
Aargl
16 March 2014
Version: 165532
I don't know how reliable is my trial, but here it is: This webkit side by side with Safari on an iMac G5, loading different pages, some full with heavy animated gifs, other more simple like this here MU page ;-) I loaded each page first in Webkit as it's supposed to be faster (and to avoid the possible cache effect, which should accelerater a second loading) Well, 'this is not a revolution' ;-) but it's generally ab it faster than Safari, though Monitor Activity shows the same footprint. It won't turn your G5 into an Intel Mac, but it's reliable, as far as I can tell, so why not use it? :-)
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Leesa
09 March 2014
Version: 165318
Great client... but this newest version Breaks my Windowshade Command: Option Double Click to Open or close All Windows in any given ap.
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Leesa
01 March 2014
Version: 164899
What seems odd to me... Is that there is a brand New updated Leopard Webkit for my G5 every few months... but no New Webkit or Safari or even a Security Fix for my Safari in Snow Leopard since 2012.
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5
Albabe
21 October 2013
Version: 155156
This works fantastic!!! Kudos to the WebKit Team! I assumed there would never be a decent Safari for PPC and yet, here it is! It is faster and better in so many ways, than the last FireFox for PPC and even Casino! The last version stalled and beachballed constantly. It would take 2 or 3 solid minutes just to Open the app and then it would beachball for 30 seconds to a minute every time I opened a new Window. It totally sucked... big time. And now these very generous folks have given my old doddering G5 a new lease on life! Highly Recomended!!! Thanx!!!
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4.5
Macfool
28 December 2012
Version: 134862
This particular version for G5 and G4 is probably the best browser available for the PPC Mac series. It is Safari 5.06 with the latest Webkit updates. A word to the wise. Follow the advice in the README from the folder after opening the .DMG The most current version of this application is here : http://leopard-webkit.googlecode.com/files/WebKit-536.28.8-Leopard-PowerPC.dmg
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5
Aargl
10 September 2012
Version: 127368
The current release is stable even with extensions on (I had only one crash, probably related to them) and looks, not faster, but more fluent than the original Safari webkit (10.5.8 PPC) — I don't recall having the Beach Ball of Death since I'm running it! ;-) I'm only using the app, for the time being, needs to try this as properly installed on my test-partition... But at least, for the app, you can go safe. If you hope to have a better video experience, don't hope too much as problems are generally related to Flash...
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LJMac
04 September 2012
Version: 127368
This is fantastic! 5.0.6 was the best ever version of Safari, and 10.5 is my favourite version of the Mac OS. Now I can keep running both of them until my current Macs die. Awesome!
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Monkeyjunkey
28 August 2012
Version: 126681
Where's the nightly channel for WebKit for Mac OS X >= 10.6? I can't find an entry on MU. Should imo be added as a listing.
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Aargl
25 August 2012
Version: 126395
I'm not absolutely sure about how to use this: I've installed it through the install script, but now have I still to use the Webkit app to launch it or is Safari already using it? (if I understood well, any other app using webkit like Mail will use it now that I installed it, right?)
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5
macuser87
03 August 2012
Version: 123874
Excellent browser, I use it every day on my PowerBook. An invaluable addition to the world of Power Mac software making H.264 easy for everyone. Also check out AQUADock and AuroraFox to complete your free PowerPC refurb. Even early G4s can join the party with Leopard Assist.
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5
ApplesGuy
20 July 2012
Version: 122683
have used Leopard webkit for a while now and this version seems to be the most stable; and it fixes the memory leaks in safari 5.06 and runs fast too and i could do full screen html 5 video with clicktoflash)in youtube despite having a radeon 9000 pro in my powermac g4 (which can't be done in regular safari 5.06)
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4.5
Manis
20 July 2012
Version: 122683
So glad that there still are some developers that develop for the greatest architecture ever! Thanks a lot!
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5
Dokter-mac
20 July 2012
Version: 122683
Thank you so much!!! You don't know how long I've been looking for something like this for my dual G5!!!! I still use my G5 for several things. Even when I own the following Intel Macs: iMac 17" 2,16GHZ DualCore 2GB RAM, MacBook Pro Core i5 4GB RAM, Two 27" iMacs (one @ 3,33GHZ dual core 8GB RAM and a 2,8GHZ Core i7 with turbo mode and 16GB RAM) and last but not least a MacBook Air Core i7 1,8GHZ 4GB RAM! Still my good 'old' PowerMac G5 (dual proc @ 2,7GHZ with water cooling and 8GB RAM) runs almost every day together with his Intel mates ;) It's great that developers still care about this powerful Mac! Thanks. (Please don't start a PPC-Intel machine thread about which is the best...)
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