Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. included with the OS X and iOS operating systems. First released as apublic beta on January 7, 2003, on the company’s OS X operating system, it became Apple’s default browser beginning withMac OS X v10.3 “Panther”. The native browser of iOS is also called Safari, but has a different UI and uses a different WebKit version and API.
Safari is available for the Macintosh andWindows operating systems as well as the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Safari has been designed based on the premise that the most useful browser is one that “gets out of your way and lets you simply enjoy the Web.”
A version of Safari for the Microsoft Windows operating system was first released on June 11, 2007, and supportedWindows XP Service Pack 2, or later, but it has been discontinued, Safari 5.1.7, released on May 9, 2012, is the last version available for Windows.
According to W3Schools, as of August 2014, Safari accounted for 3.7% of their web browsing traffic with 1.7% of that traffic coming from Safari Mobile.