What you need to know
- Apple is releasing Safari 14 ahead of macOS Big Sur.
- The new browser is rolling out to macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave users.
- Safari 14 features customizable start wallpaper, privacy reports, and a new design.
Reported by 9to5Mac, Safari 14 has rolled out as a standalone update for users of macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave.
Safari 14 is one of the big new features of macOS Big Sur, but that has not rolled out to the public as of yet. In the meantime, those who are running macOS Catalina and macOS can enjoy the newest updates to Safari, such as its new design, privacy reports, and support for 4K HDR video from sites like YouTube.
Safari 14 also sports a new start screen which can be customized with a custom wallpaper, Siri website suggestions, your Reading List, and sites currently open on your other Apple devices.
Users running macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave can check the System Preferences app to update to Safari 14. Apple also rolled out iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 to the public today.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.