SeaMonkey
SeaMonkey
2.49.4

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SeaMonkey2.49.4

16 November 2018

Web browser with IRC chat, HTML editing, and more.

Overview

SeaMonkey is a Web browser that shares much of the same base code as the popular Firefox Web browser. It also contains an advanced e-mail and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.

The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to deliver production-quality releases of code derived from the application formerly known as "Mozilla Application Suite". Whereas the main focus of the Mozilla Foundation is on Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird, our group of dedicated volunteers works to ensure that you can have "everything but the kitchen sink" and have it stable enough for corporate use.

What's new in SeaMonkey

Version 2.49.4:
  • Contains (among other changes) the major changes relative to SeaMonkey 2.49.3:
  • Uses the same backend as Firefox and contains the relevant Firefox 52.9.0 ESR security fixes.
  • Shares most parts of the mail and news code with Thunderbird.
  • Among the general platform and mail fixes this release contains backported fixes from Thunderbird for the EFAIL security vulnerability.
  • SeaMonkey now uses gtk3 on Linux. If you experience a problem because of this please file a bug and link it to Switch Linux builds to GTK3 with SeaMonkey 2.49. Please try another OS theme first. Some of them are buggy and cause problems with SeaMonkey, Thunderbird and Firefox.

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344 Reviews of SeaMonkey

Robertcoogan
21 July 2010
Version: 2.0.6

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Normally I am a Safari user, but I use SeaMonkey to do online Grad school work. It gives the illusion of being bare bones, but it is anything but. Setup is a breeze, the exact same setup as Thunderbird. Newsgroups format is very simple and setup with UMUC's servers went without a hitch. A very good multi-purpose app.
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bob-185
24 May 2020
Version: 2.49.4
After all said and done Sea Monkey is the best for me. Simple fast and reliable. And I have tried them all.
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Simon3
09 December 2019
Version: 2.49.4
Excellent!
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Plotzenhots
17 July 2019
Version: 2.49.4
Beta 2.49.5. http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/seamonkey/candidates/2.49.5-candidates/build1/mac/
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Drforsyth
11 January 2019
Version: 2.49.4
Just uninstalled Seamonkey because it has become unresponsive. Will try to download a fresh copy and hope it works because I have depended on Seamonkey for years.
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Romalasa
05 October 2018
Version: 2.49.3
Less space, other tools doing similar job & more used to them. No reflection on SeaMonkey capabilities or ease-of-use.
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cathy247
26 June 2018
Version: 2.49.3
SeaMonkey is the best browser I've used. It lets me organize my browsing, sort bookmarks and track data while I investigate issues on the net. I don't need separate applications to work with my email and browsing, SeaMonkey does it all. My only issue is that it can sometimes be slowed down by the spinning wheel, requiring me to press the <Esc> key multiple times to exit from the blockage.
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orsobou4
23 February 2018
Version: 2.49.2
The first thing this software did, was alerting that the 2.49.2 did not work on my machine, so I tried the 2.49.1 instead. When I tried myself at the add-ons, there was no ad blocker available, so I had to throw this thing out of my system.
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cathy247
13 October 2017
Version: 2.48
This version of SeaMonkey killed my previous Mac to the point I had to buy a new machine. Even now the Mac can browse using his version but as soon as I try to access email it crashes. Its a terrible shame as S/M is my preferred browser.
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didifri
06 August 2017
Version: 2.48
super
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orsobou4
04 August 2017
Version: 2.48
Every time I tried to open this software, it crashed.
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RogerKatz
24 July 2017
Version: 2.46
Is the current version 2.48 or is it 2.46? The developer website says the current release is 2.46.
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Derekcurrie
22 July 2017
Version: 2.48
Despite lagging news on the developer site and blog, this appears to be the Final version of 2.4.8, versus it being another beta release.
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Anon42
04 February 2017
Version: 2.46
Does not work on my Snow Leopard 10.6.7. Crashes on launch.
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Virtualruffy
31 January 2017
Version: 2.40
New version 2.46 release Dec 22nd 2016 Just when I feared they had died, they came back!
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Plotzenhots
01 July 2016
Version: 2.40
tangled mess of many unfinished versions of the suite on Mozilla's servers - no evidence of safety critical outdated versions on Seamonkeys website . Is because seamonkey still legitimate?
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Scion777
27 December 2015
Version: 2.35
SeaMonkey is at 2.39 - why is MU not updating?
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3.5
robsta
04 September 2015
Version: 2.35
Ooops!....downloads the German version! Go to <getseamonkey.com> to download the US English version
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Plotzenhots
08 August 2015
Version: 2.33.1
long gone lovingly cared for
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anonymous-skink-4656
23 March 2015
Version: 2.33.1
This program is almost 10 years old and still looks the same ugly. And even now no longer work correctly.
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1.5
Seedy
10 February 2015
Version: 2.32.1
Review is for any version after 2.26. TLDR: don't bother. Buggy as a summer night. 2 quick ones off top of head...Passwords are forgotten that are suddenly available when going back to 2.26 (but then email passwords are forgotten by 2.26 when regressing), and getting to the ones that are stored is made as stupidly difficult as possible with the "Manager". Cursor arbitrarily stops responding to arrow keys in text fields including emails. I've been a supporter of the SM way since the Mozilla M-builds in the 90's, 2.26 is where I stop following along for a while. This has happened before in the progression, hope they get the car on the road again.
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Virtualruffy
22 January 2015
Version: 2.32
v2.32 Crashes on start. Nice. Another lousy version. Going back to v26.2 This is getting old.
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3.5
PedantMac
17 January 2015
Version: 2.32
Slušný prohlížeč s integrovaným pošťákem, je by to chtělo trochu dodělat.
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Virtualruffy
10 September 2014
Version: 2.29
The weird scrolling jumping issue with yahoo is resolved in this version BUT now our work MS Sharepoint site is inaccessible. The links do not resolve to even bring up the page. I think it is choking on the authentication. Verified Sharepoint was up through Safari. Deleted seamonkey 29 and put back 26.1 and Sharepoint came right up. Something in the new version is either not compatible or broken.
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J-Mueller-MacUpdate
05 February 2014
Version: 2.23
It doesn't seem to be compatible with Retina displays. The rendering of text is very pixelated.
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Plotzenhots
19 November 2013
Version: 2.22.1
simply the best :-)
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ben-marko
31 March 2013
Version: 2.17
With the new version, it still is a very stable and powerful application. Why more developers don't try to create an all-in-one Internet application is beyond me. And rather than open a new window for viewing Mail & Newsgroups separately, how about allowing to open different functions like that in a tab? Just one window for all features, with separate tabs. But still to this day, you cannot get blocking abilities incorporated completely. Just AdBlock, really. It would be nice to get DoNotTrackMe to work with it, or even GlimmerBlocker. But no, so I won't use it.
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hikerbiker
27 February 2013
Version: 2.17
SeaMonkey is the best package for browsing, email, composition and accessing the web. Just an FYI if you have an old G4/G5 based Mac get it out of the closet and on-line with SeaMonkey for PPC http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/45015/seamonkey-for-ppc
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Primal
22 February 2013
Version: 2.16
I'd been using SeaMonkey as a Browser off & on for years, and kept it, mostly, for Composer. Now, it's the only Browser I use because of its consistent performance. Composer has remained relevant for me. I can do quick content updates as though I was typing in a text editor with its WYSIWYG. For throwing together quick no-nonsense webpages, Composer is all I need. While I'm no WebMaster, I know enough to insert a little CSS here & there. Also, I still think Frames come in handy. Thanks to the Developers. I truly appreciate all the hard work this team has done throughout the years to keep SeaMonkey going.
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
16 January 2013
Version: 2.15
Importing bookmarks is still impossible...
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Jazzyguy
25 December 2012
Version: 2.15
Excellent Browser and Usenet Client!
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prLab
29 November 2012
Version: 2.15
Want to like it so much but I can't import bookmarks. It just sits there and does nothing with the .html file I exported from Safari.
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Jazzyguy
03 November 2012
Version: 2.14
Great Browser.I love having my mail and Newsgroups in one place.
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Minz
12 October 2012
Version: 2.13
How is this version of SeaMonkey V2.13 whiIe have been running version 2.41 for way over a year? I am confused.
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slewfoot
17 September 2012
Version: 2.13
It seems fine except I have never figured out out how to import bookmarks into sea monkey. Until I get that figured out I cannot give sea monkey a real test. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
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EudoraBryant
13 August 2012
Version: 2.12
works smoothly
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hikerbiker
25 July 2012
Version: 2.12
SeaMonkey is definitely the best as browsers go because it is much more than just a browser. BTW if you still have your old PowerBook or G4/G5 Desktop the 2.11 version of SeaMonkey-for-PPC is available at https://code.google.com/p/seamonkey-ppc/downloads/list Spread the word - PPC IS NOT DEAD !
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Jazzyguy
21 July 2012
Version: 2.11
Excellent Browser,it has a lot of features and I enjoy its ability to view Newsgroups.
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ronaldpr
07 June 2012
Version: 2.10
Though still labeled here as beta version, version 2.10 was released yesterday. Go to the developer's site to get the release version.
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freevito
15 May 2012
Version: 2.10
SeaMonkey is a must for anyone who started out on Netscape Communicator (the original powerhouse web apps suite) and appreciates the value and utility of such a full-featured, well-integrated suite. For those who don’t know the history, Netscape Communicator was succeeded by the Mozilla Suite. When Mozilla Foundation decided to focus on its individual apps (Firefox, T’bird, etc.), SeaMonkey became its own independent project. The apps in the SeaMonkey Suite are both powerful and elegant. The Navigator browser is still my browser of choice, as is the Mail & Newsgroups app. And there is seldom a day that goes by when I don’t use Composer. The Address Book app has been the weakest link in the suite (that was true even in the Mozilla Suite), but its print functionality has improved. I can't comment on the IRC Chat app as I've only used it a couple of times, but it seemed functional enough. Perhaps the biggest weakness in SeaMonkey is its documentation; It could use far more detail to help the user who is unfamiliar with its many powerful features. However, I offer that ONLY as an observation, not as a criticism. I do recognize that the most obvious solution to the documentation problem is to do it myself. After all, the SeaMonkey Project is maintained by volunteers. One of these days I'm going to MAKE the time to improve the documentation. In the meantime, I will continue to use SeaMonkey with nothing but the highest sense of gratitude to its developers. It is an extraordinary achievement. Its power and flexibility probably exceed the needs of most users, but I suspect that there are many folks who would benefit greatly from using it if they only knew what it can do. The price (free!) is certainly hard to beat.
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Andy-Hewitt
01 May 2012
Version: 2.9.1
I'd really like to make more of this, and simplify my browsing and mail, but sadly neither BookMacster or 1Password work with it, so it never gets past a quick test.
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Leigh-P
01 May 2012
Version: 2.9.1
I use Sea Monkey for writing and editing web pages primarily, and while it lacks the functionality of Dreamweaver, the price is right! It beats Amaya, Blue Griffon and Kompozer, which (alas!) has been abandoned.
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Leigh-P
14 March 2012
Version: 2.8
Whoa! Still trying to get this review right! 1. By commenting on the shareware developers, I don't want to dismiss the work done by the Mozilla community pro bono on SeaMonkey. It's awesome! 2. I help an emerita professor (pro bono) with her Mac problems. This extraordinary woman is still writing books in her eighties! Anyway, she has used Netscape Navigator since its inception, so in order to ease her into "the modern age" I segued her into the SeaMonkey platform. This has proved "just what the doctor ordered" for her and has kept things relatively simple for me.
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Leigh-P
14 March 2012
Version: 2.8
Accidentally I overrated SeaMonkey in my last post.
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Leigh-P
14 March 2012
Version: 2.8
I use SeaMonkey to create and edit a number of websites. One reason is that I'm cheap and don't want to pay a bunch of money for a commercial or shareware app to do these tasks. Yet I would be happy to plunk my money down if I could be assured that they could give me a better user experience. Having tried trial versions of a number of them, I'm still not convinced that they would. I used to own Dreamweaver, and while I miss may of its features, I can't justify it expense. (Am still trying to get my employer to buy be a copy. So far no luck.) To give credit to those who do create web design apps for the shareware market: I admire what you're doing and would love to choose your product .Yet at this point I'm not sure which one would be best for my uses.
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Fredducker
09 December 2011
Version: 2.5
By wanting to do too many things, I got the feeling that SeaMonkey ends up not doing anything properly, and loses people in the intricacy of its functionalities and support websites. I tried it for a long moment, then wanted to use the HTML editor, only to find that it didn't behave in a way I could understand and that there was not much help to obtain from the website. It might be a great tool for many people - although I think that as a free alternative, both Safari and Firefox are decent and updated very often - but sea monkey is a very complex world one has to learn its way into. I apologize to anyone if this comment is hurtful, I seem to have missed a point, but when I tried to access a "bug reporting" or "faq" or "suggestions" page, I was all the more lost and didn't feel like my feedback was needed. On top of a poor design, it meant the end for me. And I am still looking for a free, basic and simple WYSIWYG HTML editor...
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JohnKHeath
05 October 2011
Version: 2.4.1
I upgraded from version 1.6 and this version is just great. Sleek, simple and very fast and has minimal bugs too. Works fine so far.
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RoyPDX
05 September 2011
Version: 2.3.2
Downloading the 2.3.2 DMG gives 2.3.1 upon opening.
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Afields
31 August 2011
Version: 2.3.2
One of the best all-in-one solutions for your online life, and even better it's FREE! From browsing the web, to doing your email, to simple website maintenance/updates/development - it's like a swiss army knife for your digital life.
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Thresher-the-Shark
07 June 2011
Version: 2.1pre
Sigh. Another app's UB bites the dust.
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Penguirl
14 January 2011
Version: 2.0.11
An Intel optimized build can be downloaded at http://wiki.kncn.net/index.php?SeaMonkey%20Intel%20Mac%20build PPC optimized builds can be downloaded at http://www.rpm-mozilla.org.uk/
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Knowhowe
26 August 2010
Version: 2.1a3
The automatic scrolling of the questions on my favourite IRC trivia channel doesn't work in this version. I had to keep scrolling manually. No good to me so reverted back to 2.0.6 and all is well again.
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Robertcoogan
21 July 2010
Version: 2.0.6
Normally I am a Safari user, but I use SeaMonkey to do online Grad school work. It gives the illusion of being bare bones, but it is anything but. Setup is a breeze, the exact same setup as Thunderbird. Newsgroups format is very simple and setup with UMUC's servers went without a hitch. A very good multi-purpose app.
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Micg
11 January 2010
Version: 2.0.1
It's a lot faster and less buggy than version 1.1.18, but the auto fill forms function has vanished!!! There's some "work around" out there, but it looks like you need a degree to get it to work right. I sure hope this 'all-in-one' lives up to the term better with new releases. I'm a little disappointed with it. Though it sure comes in handy with all it's tools. The modern theme is much faster, though I must admit, both could be better. I still liked the Netscape look. PW manager is pretty freakin' awesome! Mozilla is very cool. -Mic
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Knowhowe
11 October 2009
Version: 2.0rc1
I must admit to not yet getting to know the browser itself but very much appreciate the easy-to-use IRC feature of this package. Have found myself sitting up far too late at night indulging in quizzes such as irc-//dalnet/chat-trivia as a result!
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Micg
24 September 2009
Version: 2.0b2
Best web browser of my choice. I use it always. The online community is tremendous, the updates are regular, and the power of this browser suite is amazing. When they go to v2.x.x I'll upgrade. I'm happy with this browser. It generally blocks out the pop-ups without all the add-ons. (I don't like add-ons)
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Plotzenhots
13 September 2009
Version: 2.0b2
wonderfull browsingsuite but - little bug in the de-version mail will not send with error "no password" once again this is only a bug in the german 2.0b2
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Bobc4775
08 December 2007
Version: 1.1.7
i have only een using tiger for a few weeks and tried seamonkey because i didn't care for safari. I'm pleased with seamonkey (v1.7) except for the fact you cant copy and paste. When I try to highlight text, as soon as I move the trackball (logitech marble) I get a menu that looks like I right clicked. The copy and paste works fine in other apps. i found mention of this problem from 2006 but can't find anything recent. Is this a seamonkey bug or is it a logitech unintentional negative enhancement? thanks, Bob
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jcraig
20 October 2007
Version: 1.1.5
Strange how the screenshot of the MU website is displayed on the left side of the page, when in my Camino and Minefield builds it is centered/dynamic.
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lacwbo
19 October 2007
Version: 1.1.5
This browser is much faster than Firefox or Safari. Except for Camino, it renders my.yahoo.com pages faster than any of the rest. I also like the way it handles cookies. Keep up the good work.
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Geepz
16 October 2007
Version: 1.1.4
I like it. You do have to change the theme, but there are some good ones available. I hope this continues to be supported as an alternative to Firefox. It is very fast on old machines and it's nice to have the e-mail client built-in. Hopefully more developers will get involved. The all-in-one approach definitely has life left in it, but the components could use a major update (think Flock).
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Porcustal
07 October 2007
Version: 1.1.4
like has been said this is a really great web browser if you like the old Mozilla. It has your basic web development abilities and usual mozilla/firefox browsing features. bulkier but very kitchen sink, which is what i like. Its html editor could use some updateing to be a bit less buggy but its just fine for quick edits...
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George24
27 July 2007
Version: 1.1.3
I really enjoy using SeaMonkey. Having the email client and browser in one application is great. I like it simple - it works - it is that simple. With SeaMonkey my 83 yo mother can use one program on her Mac and not get flustered. I can answer her questions since I use the same program (by telephone since we live in different cities). If you don't like it don't use it. Don't knock it either because it does what it is supposed to do. BTW - my cellphone has no camera! And I don't text. My 1st Mac was the 512k Fat Mac. So at one time I was on the leading edge of the curve. I enjoy where I am now and appreciate the work of the good folks who have provided a super application for many OS. Geo
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Drsfg
23 July 2007
Version: 1.1.3
Ugly!!
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Dmnelson
22 July 2007
Version: 1.1.3
Very reliable for me. Not surprising considering it is the evolution of the original Mozilla, so there has been plenty of time for all the kinks to get worked out. And I use this over Firefox+Thunderbird because I actually kind of like my mail and browser in the same app for some perverse reason. I didn't back in the day when Netscape was popular, but I do now.
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Corpsecorps
04 June 2007
Version: 1.1.2
_ It feels old. It looks old. It looks ugly. Being the full suite, there isn't a single decent looking theme available for it. It's far more un-Mac-like even than Firefox. "Faster than other browsers on Intel Macs"? Not in THIS universe. May have it's uses, but for browsing, i'd choose it last among the free browsers.
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Madmacmad
28 February 2007
Version: 1.1.1
...much better than Camino I have try'ed em all too & i can say on my Intel Mac it's the fastest browser... try'ed Camino just befor & you see a huge differnce !!! Thanxx for the great update This Browser really Rocks :-)
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Dundazz
16 February 2007
Version: 1.1
Seamonkey is getting better and better. I love this browser, e-mail software. I have use many different browser and there is no one like this one. It uses firefox 2.0 engine but it is much faster on my Intel Imac then firefox. I dont know why but firefox it is getting slower and slower, seamonkey is always fast.If there is someone of the readers that know why, please let me know. Here is a tip, Orbit retro 1.8 theme for seamonkey is awsome:) Try it
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Eingebildet
22 January 2007
Version: 1.1
I don't use Seamonkey as a general rule. Both Safari and Camino are far faster, both to load and in overall performance. The only thing slower than it on my trusty, aging Pismo Powerbook is Firefox 2.0, which takes a ridiculously long time to launch. However, one place where Seamonkey continues to rule is the Composer component, which is my first choice when it comes to GPL-ish HTML editors. While there are versions of the effort to isolate the Composer editor to standalone app - Nvu and its unofficial sucessor, Kompozer - for OS X, neither of them have the polish (with minor UI issues) of Composer. And, if you really want to have it all in one app, which is where the great granddaddy of all Netscape/Mozilla projects first excelled, you still can't beat Seamonkey. I just wish someone would Camino-ize it so that it actually respects the OS X GUI. Something like CamiTools wouldn't be a bad thing either.
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Ml23
18 January 2007
Version: 1.1
Awkward, limited toolbar customization. Poor text handling. For example try accessing cnn.com.
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Widge34
18 January 2007
Version: 1.1
Can't import bookmarks from other browsers apart from IE, which i won't have poisoning my system.
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Rybu03051
18 January 2007
Version: 1.1
I think it is time for them to make a fresh new UI from the 21st century.
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Thoenditas
05 October 2006
Version: 1.0.5
I am browser addict, or was i may say, until now. I have used all mac browsers and no one can compare to Seamonkey. It has it all, e-mail client, web page builder (what you see is what you get) and the most stable and reliable browsers i have used. It is a nostalgic browser, when other browsers get more fancy and "in time", Seamonkey drive you to the net, smooth like a Rolls Royce and fast like a Ferrari and looks like a former DDR car called Trabant. I love it. I hope they keep the default looks. If you like a fancy browser, get Firefox, if you want the real thing, get Seamonkey, my pal on the net.
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Spacecat85
16 September 2006
Version: 1.0.5
The last time I used the Mozilla Suite several years ago, it was too sluggish for my tastes. Seamonkey, however, feels like a drastic improvement. It even feels a bit faster than Firefox on my Mac! The interface isn't quite as easy to use as Firefox/Thunderbird, and it doesn't feel quite as native as more recent versions of Firefox, but it's chock-full of options that you'd have to get via many extensions. If you want even more features, just visit mozdev.org and install AdBlock and FlashBlock for ad-blocking, then MultiZilla for everything else. While I won't be switching away from my current combination of Camino + Thunderbird for daily use, it will definitely replace Firefox as my "fallback" browser.
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Dana-Sutton
04 August 2006
Version: 1.0.4
I'm very happy to see that Netscape goes marching on, albeit under another name. Actually, I don't give a hoot about the browser, there are plenty of better and faster ones out there. But Composer is invaluable. Sure, Composer isn't Dreamweaver. But there are times when that's a Good Thing: because of its occasional bugginess, there are times I can't do some operation with it, and I fall back on Composer to bail me out. In fact, if the SeaMonkey folks wanted to do the world some good, they might best focus their efforts on improving Composer so that it could be regarded as a serious alternative to Dreamweaver (which, among other things, would mean developing and publishing some documentation.)
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Corvus32
03 August 2006
Version: 1.0.4
SeaMonkey. Worst. Name. Ever.
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Jlennon314
14 April 2006
Version: 1.0.1
Though I will admit that Mozilla/Seamonkey is a bit dated as far as the looks go, it's gotten much faster (I remember just a year or so ago when it was as slow as you could get). And as an all-in-one solution - mail, page creation, navigation, and chat - it spins wonders around the rest. I use Camino, so I do not worry about RSS in a browser. No points off for that. Points are missing, however, for some muddling feature sets (for a quick "turn on/turn off" kind of person). Blocking of pop-ups and images, etc, are a bit confusing. I prefer Camino's quick and easy system. Points are also missing for customizability as compared to Firefox. I've never known Mozilla to have any stability issues, and I haven't had any problems yet. The new Universal works well, though it is a tad slow to start. No really big complaints, though. Mozilla has and will always be a more professional, office-intended browser with executives in mind, rather than just basic consumers. And it does its job rather well.
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TwisterMc
01 February 2006
Version: 1.0
Not bad. Great all in one option but missing many customization features that Firefox/Thunderbird has. Like a good RSS reader, ability to customize the navigation bar or make small icons. Also needs a good default theme.
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kro
01 February 2006
Version: 1.0
Users used to D/L and actually use the app before they made inane comments about icons and such. Seamonkey seems very stable and is nicely integrated. A decade or so has gone into the development of this application suite so it is less likely to add or subtract features over time. A good integrated solution for those who use their Mac as opposed to those who want to play. Not a toy.
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anonymous-dingo-961
31 January 2006
Version: 1.0
SeaMonkey is the just the old Mozilla suite ... browser, email, etc. It's for those people who want it all together in one package. As I understand it a group of developers at Mozilla wanted to keep everything together and thus SeaMonkey was born. If you just want the browser, stick with Firefox.
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Zc456
31 January 2006
Version: 1.0
Its like Netscape, eaither that or it is Netscape, only lite! I think they should just stick with Firefox. 0_o;
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Joselu
31 January 2006
Version: 1.0
I don't get it. Why can't the Mozilla team just focus on ONE browser instead of so many? Firefox is an excellent cross-platform browser. That's it. As simple as that. And SeaMonkey just sound absurd.
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bmiller-1
31 January 2006
Version: 1.0
I... uh... seem to recall the SeaMonkey team running a contest for a new SeaMonkey browser icon. If that blue... thing... above is the best they could come up with (it's not -- there were certainly quite a few better entries at one time or another), I think it speaks volumes for a project that's essentially picking up an abandoned (and for good reason) ball and attempting to run with it.
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Sjj-public
31 January 2006
Version: 1.0
I thought this was a joke. I was astonished to find it is not. SeaMonkey?
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M2atmac
23 December 2005
Version: 1.0b
I have just one thing to say, SeaMonkey is a terrible name for a browser. The developers should've asked us, the users, what were our thoughts about the new names they had in mind.
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Enron-Fever
23 December 2005
Version: 1.0b
I like the browser, but my main question is: wtf? Mozilla was a good name. seamonkey is just kinda...not so good. so, mozilla people: Keep updating the product, but stop changing the name so much. Firebird > Firefox, and Mozilla > SeaMonkey kthxbai.
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4.25
lacwbo
22 December 2005
Version: 1.0b
I never could understand how a later version of a program lacks features that the previous version had. The CMD Left and Right arrows do not work. They worked in previous versions. I have found no other problems thus far.
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Phillryu
21 December 2005
Version: 1.0b
Is anyone kinda turned off by the name? Sea monkey? In other words, possibly the greatest fraud in the history of childrens toys? How many kids (including me) excitedly waited for my glorious sea monkeys to arrive, and was terribly disappointed by its false claims? (Brine shrimp compared to the smiling, clothes wearing, volleyball playing creatures displayed on the box?) Doesn't give me the best initial impression of the app itself!
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3.75
Anonymous
02 August 2005
Version: 1.7.11
I'm not sure what has happened but the stability of the Mozilla Application Suite seems to be going backwards. Version 1.7.8 seemed rock solid compared to 1.7.10. That version is having stability and other problems for me: disconnected key bindings, lack of command key menu feedback, crashing when I look at the wrong way. I hope they've fixed some of these with 1.7.11. Because for a branch that is supposed to be undergoing maintenance and security updates, it's not good to introduce more/new bugs a la Microsoft. For these reasons, I've had to downgrade overall rating, tho I still feel Mozilla is the most feature packed and standards complaint browser available. By the way, seamonkey is the code name for the orginal Mozilla Application Suite which is ending it's life (supposedly) on the 1.7.x branch. Aviary is the development branch. If you want new features and such, you need to look to Firefox and the DeerPark development.
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3.75
Anonymous
01 August 2005
Version: 1.7.10
This browser is almost on 1.8 and still very buggy. No wonder it is being replaced with Sea Monkey. I used this for a day and suddenly couldn't get into my preference pane at all. It is a full featured browser and has a great mail client, I will give it that, but the stability issues are inexcusable.
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Anonymous
22 July 2005
Version: 1.7.10
No, the Mozilla Suite stops with the 1.7.x branch - Mozilla 1.8b4 was last of the 1.8 branches - now, it is on with SeaMonkey 1a nightlies (and pretty good it is, too.) Mozilla 1.7.x will have security updates for a while.
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Anonymous
21 July 2005
Version: 1.7.10
They say that 1.8 will be the last version of Mozilla. What they don't mention is that the 1.7 chain will just go on FOREVER. Twenty years from now we'll be using Mozilla v1.7.2143 on Mac OS XX.
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Cb31
14 July 2005
Version: 1.7.9
Since I find no mention of a 1.7.9 release on Mozilla's website or any of the other news outlets, I have to assume this isn't an official release. The fact that it can only be found on Mozilla's ftp server under nightly builds confirms this. Nightly builds or snapshots are not official releases. I'll wait until they announce the real deal.
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Anonymous
14 July 2005
Version: 1.7.9
its really getting cumbersome with all these browsers :-) In my opinion, the best ones are hands down, Safari, Firefox, and Camino. I simply don't see what's the point of all the other browsers; they really don't offer anything better.
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Anonymous
14 July 2005
Version: 1.7.9
Try this link, if you don't want to try the 1.8 beta: http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/nightly/2005-07-13-09-1.7/ C'mon, guys -- haven't you ever browsed a public ftp directory before?
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Anonymous
14 July 2005
Version: 1.7.9
It would be quite convenient if you could actually find this browser to download... Perhaps Mozilla are using a Gorilla to post their browser on the net.. It would explain the problem..
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Anonymous
14 July 2005
Version: 1.7.9
I'm sorry, I just don't get it. If we took all the man-hours that are currently being invested in developing browsers and put all that time and energy to a more worthwhile purpose, we could probably cure cancer in about a week. I realize that each and every one has its stridently vocal fans, but this enormous proliferation just doesn't make sense to me.
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UmarOMC
14 July 2005
Version: 1.7.9
Okay... where the heck IS IT...???!
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Anonymous
27 May 2005
Version: 1.7.8
dead lizard; won't be developed any further. do yourself a favor and switch now, at least to firefox + thunderbird if you're not very discerning, to mail.app + safari if you are.
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Anonymous
12 May 2005
Version: 1.7.8
Woowee!! I had NO IDEA Mozilla was this good and this fast!!! GOODBYE Safari. Five stars all the way.
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4.75
Anonymous
20 April 2005
Version: 1.7.7
Works very well and is now fast.
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