Perfect Browser Version 4.6 in the App Store



By Bryan Sanders posted August 28, 2010 at 12:25AM

Perfect Browser 4.6

Are you tired of using Safari or Opera Mini browser on your iPhone and you’re in search of a great alternative browser? Look no further: Perfect Browser is a great looking browser that is packed full of features.

PERFECT Browser Version 4.6 was released today in the App Store and on iTunes. The latest version includes: Performance Enhancements, iPhone 4 Retina Display Optimized, and much more (see below) . PERFECT Browser costs $0.99 cents but it is well worth it. Download it and give it a try.


What’s New In Version 4.6

NOTE: Some preferences and rendering mode will be reset.
✔ Performance Enhancements

✔ iPhone 4 Retina Display Optimized

✔ iPhone 4 Rapid VGA Output

✔ 10x Deeper Zoom

✔ Save Web Page now supports saving PDF files offline.

✔ iTunes USB Transfer: backup bookmarks, download saved pages/pdfs.

✔ iOS 4 Private mode Fix. Tabs are cleared on pressing the home button

✔ Private mode: Two privacy levels, with Cookie Blocking.

✔ Rotation Lock Fixes

✔ Clear cache, Clear history buttons added to settings

✔ Scroll to top with the title bar (when time bar is turned off)

– Font size buttons are now shown in Landscape

– “Load homepage in every new tab” setting

– Added Cookie Accept Policy settings
– Fixed URLs from relaunching and added confirmation message
– Lots of bug fixes

We’d love to hear what you like the most in this new version.

★★★★★ Happy ratings keep the updates coming! ★★★★★

(Perfect Web Browser iPad version is also available now.)

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v4.5
– iOS 4 Multitasking
– Save Webpages
– Multi Touch Gestures
– Auto Scrolling

What’s New In Version 4.5

IMPORTANT: Requires iOS 3 or higher. Fresh installation strongly recommended. (Reinstalls are free in the app store)

✔ iOS 4 backgrounding enabled. Tabs don’t reload on startup.

✔ Save Webpages (Offline bookmarks)

✔ Bookmark Sub-folders

✔ TOUCH Scrolling (enable hyper scroll, hold on the buttons to scroll)

✔ Multi Touch Gestures

✔ Private mode toggle

✔ Major Stability improvements: improved from Ground-Up.

✔ Major Speed Enhancements and extensive code optimization

✔ Reworked UI: sharper, cleaner, sexier icons

✔ In App Email

✔ Address bar .com auto completion

– “Always load homepage in a new tab on start” option
– Auto enables Statusbar/Time Bar (can be turned off from settings)
– Fixed mailto links (invalid URL message)
– Hyper scroll toggle moved to settings
– iOS 4 related and many other bug fixes

(Perfect Web Browser for iPad is also available now.)


Highlights:

✔ REAL-TABS + BACKGROUND LOADING TABS

Perfect Browser provides UNLIMITED number of desktop browser tabs with advanced features like background tabs.
– Tabs are rendered simultaneously & asynchronously so it loads smoothly even while multiple tabs load.
– Hold down on a link to open in a new tab or a background tab.

✔ FULL SCREEN BROWSING
– Get 40% more screen space compared to Safari. Utilize the full screen/

✔ ROTATION LOCKING (bed reading mode)
Prevent screen rotation when lying down. Rotation locking works on all devices.

✔ SAVE ENTIRE WEB PAGES
Save web pages for offline access. Perfect Browser displays the exact web pages even with a lack of internet connection!

✔ DESKTOP BROWSER RENDERING
Perfect Browser can spoof user agent string and render web pages like the target browser of your choice: Chrome, Opera, Firefox or IE, with a startling 1:1 level of similarity! Websites shows up just as if you were surfing from a desktop.
Activate from Settings -> Desktop Browser Rendering.

✔ HYPER SCROLL (Full Precision Scrollbar)
Scroll through long web pages instantly and perform precision scrolling!
Simply drag on the scrollbar to scroll in the ENTIRE WEB PAGE. No more repeated swiping. Tap Settings and choose the option.

✔ TOUCH SCROLLING (Automated Smooth Scrolling)
With Perfect browser, you can scroll through a webpage by merely holding down on the up/down arrow buttons. (enable Hyper scroll first)

✔ MULTI-TOUCH GESTURES
Perfect browser supports gesture recognition.

– 2 Finger Swipe left/right to switch tabs
– 3 Finger Swipe to go back/forward
– 4 Finger tap: Exit FullScreen
– 5 Finger tap: bookmarks.

✔ NON-RELOADING + FAST TAB SWITCHING
Tabs don’t reload when switching between them, no matter how many tabs are currently open.

✔ FONT SIZE ADJUSTMENT
Adjust text size in a webpage for comfortable viewing experience.

✔ WEB COMPRESSION
Perfect Browser can compress web pages so you can surf the web 10 to 15 TIMES FAST and reduce data usage by a lot!
Eg: Wikipedia 336KB vs ~15KB

✔ FREQ-CACHING TECHNOLOGY
Perfect browser’s advanced caching system reduces load times significantly (as much as 30-40%) on frequently visited websites!

✔ IMAGE BLOCKING [OFF by default]
Block image loading for upto 8x faster speeds.

✔ IN-PAGE TEXT SEARCH
– Easily find text in webpages with BIG yellow highlighting.

✔ PRIVATE MODE [OFF by default]
Nothing is ever recorded and cookies are automatically discarded FOR PARANOID PRIVACY. To Enable Settings menu -> Private mode

✔ IMAGE SAVING
Simply hold down on an image to save.

✔ LIGHT MEMORY FOOTPRINT
Perfect Browser barely uses any memory at all. No crashes or quitting when loading ‘heavy’ websites.

✔ WEB AUTHENTICATION
Access secure + https web sites.

✔ LAUNCH DIRECTLY FROM SAFARI
Use perfect:// (see website)

✔ BOOKMARK SCRIPTS

✔ BOOKMARKS w/ sub folders


Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later


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