Camino

Licence: GPL
Version 2.1.2 | Release Date: 2012-03-14 | Download

Camino 2.1.2 is a stability and security update for Camino 2.1.x. All users are urged to upgrade.

Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2011-11-29 | Download

The following are the major changes and improvements made since the Camino 2.0 release. A full list is available on our website.

  • Web content support
    • Camino now uses version 1.9.2 of Mozilla’s Gecko rendering engine, which contains thousands of bug fixes, enhanced support for web standards, and improved JavaScript performance.
  • Enhanced location bar autocomplete
    • A completely rewritten autocomplete now searches both bookmarks and history and matches against page titles as well as page URLs.
  • Changes to plug-in support
    • Camino now disables certain insecure or incompatible versions of common plug-ins.
    • A new “Internet Plug-Ins” folder in the profile allows for Camino-only plug-ins.
    • A new hidden preference allows disabling specific plug-ins.
    • Camino no longer includes a Java plug-in; users who need to run Java applets should install Java Plug-In 2 or Java Embedding Plugin, as appropriate for the version of Mac OS X in use.
  • Offline mode
    • New “Work Offline” and “Go Online” items in the “Camino” menu allow Camino to enter offline mode and provide a more useful experience when no network connection is available.
  • Status Bar
    • The status bar can now be hidden by choosing “Hide Status Bar” in “View” menu.
Version 2.0.9 | Release Date: 2011-09-14 | Download

- Resolved build-related issues in Camino 2.0.8 that led to the re-appearance of many fixed crashes.
- Switching a Netflix movie to fullscreen mode will no longer crash Camino.
- Camino will no longer hang when another application asks - Camino to open a URL with a protocol it does not handle.
- Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.14.

Version 2.0.6 | Release Date: 2010-11-16 | Download

Camino 2.0.6 is a stability and security update for Camino 2.0.x. All users are urged to upgrade.

Version 2.0.4 | Release Date: 2010-08-26 | Download
  • Upgraded to the latest 1.9.0 version of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Worked around a Flash bug to prevent Flash 10.1 from crashing Camino when invoking Exposé while a Flash video is playing in full-screen mode.
  • Camino should now properly remember print settings on Mac OS X 10.6.
  • The location bar no longer unescapes the percent sign and whitespace characters.
  • Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.13.
  • Upgraded the bundled Java Embedding Plugin to version 0.9.7.3.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 2.0.3 | Release Date: 2010-05-26 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.9.0.19 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Prevented possible crashes when closing several tabs in succession.
  • Bookmarks found in Spotlight searches will once again open in Camino.
  • Bookmark import will no longer try to import old Firefox bookmarks.html files from profiles used by Firefox 3 and later.
  • Camino no longer exports Spotlight metadata for menu spacers.
  • “Reset Camino” will now always clear the “Recently Closed Pages” menu.
  • The context menu in about:config is now functional.
  • Insecure cookies will no longer be shown as secure in the list of cookies.
  • Prevented possible crashes when software update fails to download information about available updates.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 2.0.2 | Release Date: 2010-02-23 | Download

Camino 2.0.2 contains the following improvements over version 2.0.1:

  • Upgraded to version 1.9.0.18 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Command-Arrow key combinations can again be reassigned as shortcuts for other menu items.
  • Google’s Safe Browsing information pages will now appear in Norwegian for users of the Norwegian localization.
  • The Bookmark Bar colors will again appear correctly on displays with a gamma other than 1.8.
  • Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.12.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 2.0.1 | Release Date: 2009-12-04 | Download

Camino 2.0.1 contains the following improvements over version 2.0:

Upgraded to version 1.9.0.16 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
The Help menu will once again contain the search field in non-English localizations on Mac OS X 10.6.
The Camino Crash Reporter will now offer to send your email address with your crash report to allow the Camino developers to contact you for more information about your crash.
Clicking on warning or error text in a certificate no longer causes the text to change colors.
Improved ad-blocking.

Version 2.0 | Release Date: 2009-11-18 | Download
  • Improved tabbed browsing
    • The Tab Overview feature displays a grid of thumbnails of the tabs in the current window.
    • Tabs can be rearranged by dragging and dropping.
    • Command-click now defaults to opening links in new tabs instead of new windows.
  • New security features
    • Camino now supports the Google Safe Browsing service to provide warnings about many potentially malicious websites.
    • Camino now displays error pages for secure web pages using invalid or untrusted certificates.
  • Full content zoom
    • Camino now has support for making the entire contents of a web page bigger or smaller.
  • Download notifications
    • If Growl is installed, Camino will generate notifications when downloads begin and finish.
    • On Mac OS X 10.5 and higher, Camino will bounce the downloads folder in the Dock when a download finishes.
  • Recently closed pages
    • The History menu now contains a sub-menu listing the last 20 closed web pages.
  • Improved support for Full Keyboard Access
    • When Full Keyboard Access is enabled, tabbing now moves correctly through the entire browser window.
  • Enhanced annoyance blocking
    • Camino now includes an exceptions list to allow disabling “Block Flash animations” on a per-site basis and an “Allow Flash From This Site” contextual menu item to ease adding sites to the exceptions list.
  • New AppleScript capabilities
    • AppleScripts can now obtain the HTML source or text of an entire web page or of a selection.
    • Added AppleScript support for setting the active tab in each browser window.
  • Web content support
    • Camino now uses version 1.9.0 of Mozilla’s Gecko rendering engine, which contains thousands of bug fixes, better web plug-in compatibility and performance, enhanced support for web standards, and new technologies like JavaScript 1.8.
Version 1.6.10 | Release Date: 2009-09-29 | Download

Camino 1.6.10 contains the following improvements over version 1.6.9:

* Disabled Java on Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard” to prevent crashes (users who need Java should see the Known Issues section for solutions).
* Fixed a possible crash when closing a tab by clicking on its close button.
* Improved ad-blocking.

Version 2.0b4 | Release Date: 2009-09-19 | Download

The following major features have been added to Camino 2.0 Beta 4 and will be in Camino 2 when it is released. The full release notes are also available.

Note: Some of these features are not yet completely implemented.

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  • Phishing and Malware Protection: Camino 2.0 Beta 4 includes phishing and malware protection based on Google Safe Browsing.
  • Full Content Zoom: The scale increment used by full content zoom has been reduced to provide smoother zooming. There is also a new Zoom Text Only item in the View menu to toggle the zoom keyboard shortcuts between full content zoom and larger or smaller text.
  • Software Update: When quitting for an automatic update, Camino will now save and restore pages that were open before quitting regardless of whether the “Load the pages that were open before quitting” preference is enabled.
  • Updated Appearance: The tab bar, Bookmark Bar, and folder icons now better match the appearance of Mac OS X 10.5 and newer.
Version 1.6.9 | Release Date: 2009-08-27 | Download

- Upgraded to version 1.8.1.23 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
- Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.11.
- Improved ad-blocking.

Version 1.6.9 | Release Date: 2009-08-26 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.23 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.11.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.6.8 | Release Date: 2009-06-22 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.22 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • The presence of invalid cookies no longer prevents display of the list of stored cookies.
  • Typing to choose an item now works properly in <select> controls with <optgroup> elements.
  • The Downloads window will no longer close when the Customize Toolbar sheet is visible.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.6.7 | Release Date: 2009-03-31 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.21 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • OpenSearch plug-ins containing ampersands will now work correctly on Mac OS X 10.3.9.
  • Cookies without a valid name no longer prevent display of the list of stored cookies.
  • Quitting Camino with the pop-up blocker visible should no longer cause a crash.
  • Find will now work properly when viewing JavaScript files which use the new JavaScript MIME type definitions.
  • The default browser pop-up menu will no longer show a blank default browser on clean Mac OS X 10.5 installations.
  • Selecting an item from a context menu after its window has closed will no longer cause a crash.
  • The icon for the Google feed handler has been updated to match the new Google site icon.
  • Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.8.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.6.6 | Release Date: 2008-12-16 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.19 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Upgraded the “Block flash animations” code to use Flashblock 1.5.7.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.6.5 | Release Date: 2008-11-19 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.18 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Camino will no longer crash on startup when the Mac OS X spelling system is broken.
  • The General preference pane will no longer be missing for users who had customized the Preferences window toolbar.
  • The icon for the Google feed handler has been updated to match the new Google site icon.
  • Added CamiTools to the list of problematic add-ons.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.6.4 | Release Date: 2008-09-24 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.17 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Camino again displays expiration dates for Certificate Authorities in the Certificates window.
  • Camino no longer reads OmniWeb’s “password not saved” markers in the Keychain as valid accounts.
  • Improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.6.3 | Release Date: 2008-08-06 | Download

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.16 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.

Version 1.6.3 | Release Date: 2008-08-06 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.16 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
Version 1.6.1 | Release Date: 2008-05-21 | Download
  • Camino will no longer crash when attempting to add a search engine that uses POST.
  • Camino displays more useful error messages when it is unable to add a search engine.
  • Camino supports a wider variety of search engine definition files.
  • Restored compatibility with Adobe Dreamweaver and other applications that use a deprecated AppleEvent to open documents in Camino.
  • Improved robustness of code used to access the Keychain.
  • Command-period will now close the Find toolbar on Mac OS X 10.5.
Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2008-04-17 | Download
  • Automatic software updates - Camino now checks for new releases automatically.
  • Improved tabbed browsing - When more tabs are open than can be displayed in the tab bar, arrows appear at the right and left edges to allow scrolling the bar. As part of this change, the tab overflow menu has been replaced by a menu displaying all open tabs in the current window.
  • Keychain compatibility - Camino can now store information in the Keychain for multiple accounts at the same site.
  • Improved toolbar search - The search field in the toolbar now includes a simple editor that allows deleting, renaming, and reordering search engines. Camino now supports OpenSearch search engine plug-ins. New search engines can be added to the toolbar’s search field by automatic discovery or by web pages that provide links to OpenSearch plug-ins.
  • Streamlined Find interface - The Find panel has been replaced by a Find toolbar that appears near the bottom of the browser window.
  • Enhanced AppleScript capabilities - AppleScripts can now refer to individual tabs and windows. It is now possible to add, open, and delete bookmarks via AppleScript. Camino now supports custom toolbar items written in AppleScript.
  • Additional feed reader options - Camino can now pass feeds to certain web-based feed readers.
  • User interface polish - Camino 1.6 includes a number of new toolbar icons and interface enhancements to fit more closely with the visual style of Mac OS X 10.5.
Version 1.5.5 | Release Date: 2008-03-04 | Download
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Version 1.5.4 | Release Date: 2007-12-06 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.9 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine to fix serious web compatibility problems introduced in version 1.8.1.8 of Gecko.
Version 1.5.3 | Release Date: 2007-10-31 | Download

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.9 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine to fix serious web compatibility problems introduced in version 1.8.1.8 of Gecko.

Version 1.5.2 | Release Date: 2007-10-22 | Download
  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.8 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Large download lists and corrupt site icons will no longer cause Camino to stop loading pages or opening windows.
  • When viewing the source of a frame, Camino now uses cached data instead of requesting the frame again.
  • Many more enhancements.
Version 1.5.1 | Release Date: 2007-08-16 | Download

release notes are available at; http://www.caminobrowser.org/releases/1.5.1/

Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2007-06-05 | Download

Lots and lots and lots. See web page for details.

Version 1.0.4 | Release Date: 2007-03-07 | Download
  • Fixed several critical security and stability issues, including those fixed in version 1.8.0.10 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine.
  • Sheets will now close as expected on Intel-based Macs.
  • Upgraded the bundled Java Embedding Plugin to version 0.9.6.
  • Added support for importing iCab 3 bookmarks.
  • Improved the handling of Internet Explorer .url shortcut files.
  • The text of certain security dialogs now contains "Camino" instead of "(null)".
  • Camino will now make a backup copy of the bookmarks file when it launches if the file is not corrupt.
  • Camino will automatically restore bookmarks from a backup when it launches if they are unreadable.
  • Further improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.0.3 | Release Date: 2006-09-14 | Download
  • Fixed several critical security and stability issues, including those fixed in version 1.8.0.7 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine.
  • Upgraded the bundled Java Embedding Plugin to version 0.9.5+g.
  • The "Reset Camino..." command will now reset minimized windows.
  • Fixed an issue where Cmd-B would fail to act as a toggle in some cases.
  • Further improved ad-blocking.
Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2006-07-05 | Download
  • Fixed several critical security issues, including those fixed in version 1.8.0.4 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine.
  • Fixed an issue in Camino 1.0.1 where proxy auto-config (PAC) files were ignored.
  • Fixed an issue where Camino's bookmark metadata could not be added to the list of locations Spotlight is prevented from searching.
  • Fixed an issue where using Camino on a network with many Bonjour hosts could significantly degrade performance.
  • Fixed an issue where Camino would ignore the "Link from other application" tabbed browsing preference in certain cases.
  • Fixed an issue where Camino displayed some search fields on Apple.com incorrectly.

In Camino 1.0.1, we have made the following changes and improvements since version 1.0:

  • Fixed several critical security issues, including those fixed in version 1.8.0.3 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine.
  • Upgraded the bundled Java Embedding Plugin to version 0.9.5+d
  • Improved ad-blocking, especially of German ads
  • Enabled the opening of local SVG files
  • Fixed an issue where Camino on Intel-based Macs was unable to read Keychain entries stored by Camino on PowerPC-based Macs.
Version 1 | Release Date: 2006-02-19 | Download
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