OmniWeb Updated With New Plug-In Support And More

The Omni Group has released an update for OmniWeb, bringing it to version 4.2. OmniWeb is a Cocoa Web browser designed for OS X. The update ships with several enhancements including new plug-in support and improved AppleScripting. According to The Omni Group:

The Omni Group today released OmniWeb 4.2, an update to the web browser built exclusively for Mac OS X.

OmniWeb 4.2 adds a number of features intended to improve user experience and bring greater compatibility with web servers and Internet plug-ins.

OmniWeb 4.2 now supports the Macromedia Shockwave for Director plug-in and the PDF Browser plug-in from Schubert-it. New preferences allow you to better manage Internet and OmniWeb plug-ins and allow greater control over the process of downloading files.

AppleScript support has been greatly improved including the addition of access to bookmarks through AppleScript commands. Support for ICC (ColorSync) profiles that are embedded in some images on the web has been added ensuring that users will see consistent colors when OmniWeb displays images with color profiles present.

A new iSend Linki function makes it easier to share the address of a web page over email and a new iZoomed Text Editori lets you input large amounts of text into forms more easily. Support for the Shared Menus protocol has been added allowing other popular Internet applications such as URL Manager Pro to integrate with OmniWeb.

OmniWeb 4.2 also features a number of updates and additions to OmniWebis online help content.

You can find more information about the OmniWeb update at the The Omni Group Web site. OmniWeb 4.2 is free for registered users, while the full version is available for US$ 29.95.