The latest Safari Technology Preview is available for anyone who wants to tinker with some of its latest experimental features.
Today, Apple released Safari Technology Preview 158. The latest version doesn’t include any major features that end users will notice, but it does include a number of notable updates to the underlying technology that powers the browser.
The latest Safari Technology Preview is a beta version of Safari for users with a Mac that currently has macOS Ventura or macOS Monterey in beta installed. A preview allows developers and the curious at large to test out the latest and greatest features of Apple’s browser and provide feedback to the company before the public release goes live to everyone else.
What’s new in Safari Technology Preview 158?
Apple explained in the Safari Technology Preview 158 release notes that they have released a number of updates:
- web inspector
- call up
- The media
- Web API
The company has noted that some features such as shared tab groups, synchronization of tab groups, website settings, and web extensions do not work with this version of the browser. Other than that, updates are more for developers than the average Safari user.
If you want, you can download (Opens in a new tab) Safari Technology Preview and test it out for yourself. You can check the release notes (Opens in a new tab) From Safari Technology Preview 158 on the Apple Developer website. It is not currently clear when the features in Safari Technology Preview 158 will be released to the general public.
If you want to try it out on the latest software, you can try macOS Ventura as a developer or general user as well through Apple Beta Programs.
The release of Safari Technology Preview 158 comes on the same day that Apple released a number of public and beta builds across iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and more. The company has also rolled out a security patch for the latest iOS 16.2 developer beta.