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R.I.P Camino browser

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Jun 2013 18:15 User comments (1)

R.I.P Camino browser The long-standing open-source Web browser Camino has been discontinued.
Camino's devs say the browser, which launched for Macs almost 10 years ago had fallen too far behind modern browsers like Chrome and that the current speed of updates would lead to serious security issues for users.

Although Camino's overall browser market share has been around 0.1 percent for years, at one point it was popular as it embraced the services and overall look of older Mac OS X builds.

Says the company:

After a decade-long run, Camino is no longer being developed, and we encourage all users to upgrade to a more modern browser. Camino is increasingly lagging behind the fast pace of changes on the web, and more importantly it is not receiving security updates, making it increasingly unsafe to use.

Fortunately, Mac users have many more browsers to choose from than they did when Camino started ten years ago. Former Camino developers have helped build the three most popular Chrome, Firefox, and Safari so while this is the end of Camino itself, the community that helped build it is still making the web better for Mac users.

Thank you to all our loyal users, and to everyone who contributed in countless ways over the years to make Camino what it was.

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1 user comment

12.6.2013 18:05

wow but this is also due to the flash player trick where you can lie to flash player in older version of flash for powerpc macs and tell it its a new version by lieing to the code

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