Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have an old MacBook that can't run anything higher than 10.4, due to hardware limitations.

Is there any decent modern browser I can run? Opera, Safari and Firefox all need at least 10.6.

I just want websites to work correctly. I am aware that there are security issues and that I should not be running such old software in the first place.

share|improve this question

4 Answers 4

up vote 2 down vote accepted

TenFourFox gives you the current version of Firefox in builds optimized for G3, G4 and G5 PowerPC processors that runs on Mac OS 10.4 and 10.5.

TenFourFox

share|improve this answer

I am the same, I am a fan of omniweb and think that it is a good browser, but tenfour fox is good as well but be warned that you wont be able to use flash videos or games.

share|improve this answer

You can try camino, which requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Just nice for you.

Their webpage says they are no longer supporting it though:

After a decade-long run, Camino is no longer being developed, and we encourage all users to upgrade to a more modern browser. Camino is increasingly lagging behind the fast pace of changes on the web, and more importantly it is not receiving security updates, making it increasingly unsafe to use.

share|improve this answer

I was always a big fan of OmniWeb back in the day. I even paid for it before charging money for a browser was a completely archaic concept. It runs on 10.4.8 or later.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.