Apple is still trying to improve the new Safari instead of going back to the old one.
As reported by MacRumorsApple has released a new beta version of Safari 15.1 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina. The new beta version moves the Favorites bar above the open tabs, a move that continues the company’s backward movement after implementing radical design changes with the latest generation of its browser.
Apple today seeded a new beta version of Safari 15.1 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina, allowing developers to test the new Safari update before its release. Safari 15.1 is also the version of Safari that is available in the macOS Monterey beta.
In yesterday’s macOS Monterey release, Apple tweaked the layout of the favorites bar, moving it up above the tab bar where it was before Safari’s changes were rolled out with the macOS Monterey update and the release of Safari 15. Safari 15.1 includes the same setting in the favorites bar.
This change is just the latest in a series of moves by Apple to reverse the changes it made with the new Safari. Since Apple debuted its new browser, it has received mixed reviews from users, prompting the company to give users that option to make changes that resemble the previous generation of Safari.
As some have argued, the company hasn’t completely reverted to the old Safari design. When macOS Monterey will be released to the public is still unknown, so Apple still has time to make additional tweaks to its browser before it hits everyone.
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