Apple today released Safari 11.0 for macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan. The update adds new media-related features, plus improvements to privacy, compatibility, and security
Notably, in Safari 11, the web browser blocks videos with audio from automatically playing on most websites. Other new features are outlined in our macOS High Sierra roundup
- Stops media with audio from automatically playing on most websites
- Adds the ability to configure Reader, content blockers, page zoom, and auto-play settings on a per-website basis, or for all websites
- Improves AutoFill accuracy from Contacts cards
- Includes updated media controls for HTML video and audio
- Enhances performance and efficiency
Safari 11 was first introduced in macOS High Sierra, which will be publicly released on September 25.
Safari 11 is available as a free update within the Mac App Store.Discuss this article
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Apple today released a new version of OS X El Capitan Security Update 2016-003, fixing an additional kernel issue that could cause Macs running the operating system to freeze up and become unresponsive.
The 2016-003 Security Update for OS X El Capitan was originally released
on December 13 alongside macOS Sierra
10.12.2, but was today reissued with the fix.
Customers who have not downloaded the security update at all will get the new version
when updating their machines, while customers who previously installed the security fix will receive a supplemental update
to address the freezing problem.
The OS X El Capitan Security Update 2016-003 Supplemental Update fixes a kernel issue that may cause your Mac to occasionally become unresponsive.
Mac users who are still running OS X El Capitan can download the update through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store
, and direct download links are also available (Standard Update
The original 2016-003 update fixed a number of security vulnerabilities
in the OS X El Capitan operating system.Discuss this article
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