Safari 3.1 Adds HTML 5 Media Tag, CSS Animation Support

Apple announced the immediate availability of Safari 3.1 on Tuesday. The updated version of Appleis cross platform Web browser is the first to add support for HTML 5 video and audio tags, and CSS animations.

Safari 3.1 also supports CSS Web fonts, and Apple claims it loads Web pages 1.9 times faster than Microsoftis Internet Explorer 7 and 1.7 times faster than Firefox 2.

The browser requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher, or Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Safari 3.1 is free and available via Appleis Software Update application, or as a download at the Apple Web site.