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Description:Wayfarer is the latest web browser for MorphOS, based on a recent branch of WebKit.
Developer:Jacek Piszczek
What is Wayfarer?

Wayfarer is the latest web browser for MorphOS, based on a recent branch of WebKit.

Mid-2020 WebKit supports most modern websites
WebCrypto for WhatsApp web interface support
Encryption of passwords via cryptostorage.library
Support for custom / self-signed server certificates
WebAudio and audio playback including HLS
Video playback including MediaSource support
Download and Bookmarks managers
Built-in AdBlock Plus files support
Written in ObjectiveC

Version 1.16

Disables screensaver while playing video
Fixed a crash when shutting down the video decoder

Version 1.15

Enabled Media playback on PowerPC CPUs without Altivec
Improved audio seeking
Fixed switching between playing multiple streams
A lot of MediaSource player improvements, fixes in quality change, seeking, re-play
Fixed playback of HLS videos

Version 1.14

Fixed a regression in cURL code

Version 1.13

HLS support can now be disabled in settings
Fixed a regression in cURL code
Fixed a crash in media playback initialization
Minor player improvements
Disabled media playback support for CPUs other than the G4 and G5 family

Version 1.12

Overlay based video playback, requires updated cgxvideo.library (included in the archive)
Experimental MediaSource support
Added a Media settings tab
Improved HLS audio playback
Implemented basic fullscreen (window) mode
Implement redraw throttling to prevent pages from taking up all the CPU time for redraws
Updated to the latest FFMpeg4
Updated to latest OpenSSL and cURL
Fixed Wayfarer being stuck on quit forever
Fixed issues with invalid download sizes for large files or with unknown size
Fixed Tab->Move to New Window...
Fixed an bug where chunked file uploads would fail
Improved resource cleanup on page hibernation

Version 1.11

Optimized Curl cache warm-up to be several magnitudes faster
Don't popup download requesters for webpage components that have no valid mime type and aren't the main url itself
Updated EasyList filter data
Optimized not to attempt loading media at all if the page settings are set to block it
Reworked localizable string formats to use @key@ instead of %d, etc to avoid crashes with incorrect translations
Improved handling of custom/unsupported protocols
Fixed Offline Storage settings UI
Fixed Recently closed tabs menu
Fixed a networking crash
Fixed a memtrash in the loader code when closing Wayfarer on its own screen

Version 1.10

Fixed a potential crash in AHI code

Version 1.9

Implemented an audio player, including audio in video files
Codec coverage basically the same as in Odyssey, with Opus and MPEG-TS support added
Implemented HLS chunk-based media playback for many live radio streams
Configurable popup on media load, with download option
Fixed a case where mouse pointer would no longer change above links after scrolling with mmb
Fixed not to mangle the file path after resuming a download with name prefix set
Fixed to disable menus in several popup windows
Fixed to ensure the Sessions folder is always present
Worked around a race condition in MUI where it would crash trying to show a help bubble for a tab being closed at the same time

Version 1.8

Added jpeg2k support via OpenJPEG
Reports browser locale based on system locales
Added a Translation service support w/ settings
Added session quicksave hotkeys
Improved wheel scrolling and mouse cursor code
Adjusted page/wheel scrolling deltas to be in-line with WebCore's suggested values
Scrolling page content is now possible with mmb pressed
Esc key deactivates the WebKit container, instead of being swallowed
Improved the cURL thread loop
Various UI improvements in the Printing Mode
Improved shutdown times
Linked against latest OpenSSL 1.1.1i and cURL 7.74.0
Fixed RMB to not select word under cursor if there already is a selection in editable components
Fixed pasting text into editors handling paste via JS/DOM Events
Fixed a crash in FavIcon loader
Fixed a crash when logging into AppleID
Fixed a crash when closing a window with tabs that are pending website load
Fixed early startup issues where OpenURL could send OPEN commands before Wayfarer fully initializes
Fixed a race condition in curl cache handling
Fixed a use-after-free when closing a window or loading a session
Worked around a bug causing some localized strings to be empty
Download name scheme is stored when a download begins, so subsequent settings changes won't affect it
Page reload actually skips curl caches now
Command keys are no longer eaten by webkit
Loader now catches all ObjC terminal errors

Version 1.7

Implemented an optional online version check
Added a Safari/iPad spoofing option
Tweaked to save settings periodically after edits
Added Local Storage and Application Cache settings
Enabled Application Cache
Worked around servers that compress file downloads
Fixed a crash when opening host settings from menu

Version 1.6

Fully WSIWYG printing system
Spell checking support
Undo/Redo support
Networking thread optimized to use less CPU
Built with optimized OpenSSL for faster HTTPS connections
Added tons of help bubbles across the app
Added an option to log console messages to ramdebug
Added quit requester options to the Settings tab
Added a setting to popup downloads tab on new downloads
Tries to use current tab for Downloads/Settings/Bookmarks if empty
Added an Error column to the download list
Added a context menu to the download list (copy path/url)
Download URL updates on redirects
'Download' Context menu will now use OpenURL for ftp/mailto links
Fixed resuming of downloads after error
Fixed to handle multiselection in the download list
Improved the Stop/Reload button; Reload forces a full reload (disregarding disk caches)
Fixed ctrl key handling in the text editor
Fixed a nasty 5 random-address bytes memtrash at the end of JS Promise handling that was the main source of instability on pages like PayPal, ebay, etc
Fixed a use-after-free in WTF's file system support
Fixed a crash when editing quicklink submenus
Prevents re-opening screen when loading a session
Disabled a bunch of memtrashing code paths in audio processing support
Fixed an out-of-mem crash in WebCore's JPEG decoder
Fixed a crash when adding quicklinks
Fixed size overflow on >4GB downloads
Fixed a potential browser crash after a hibernation

Version 1.5

Wayfarer now starts via a loader app
Added an early loading splash window, shutdown splash window (via loader)
Crashes in Wayfarer are caught by the loader which cleans up the windows and as many resources as possible, usually allowing a restart of the application
Implemented a way to send bugreports directly after a crash, including debug information and the most recently visited URLs
Added Eruda web inspector integration
It's now possible to select a session to load on application start or automatically re-store the previous state
Sessions store the active tab
Enabled the Intersection Observer in WebCore
Reduced the number of SQL file writes
Separate interpolation setting for image links
Quicklink buttons respect favicon settings, update on favicon changes
Added a file requester to the downloads path in Settings
Added quit confirmation requester settings
Fixed navigating to wayfarer:// links without explicitly doing it from the menu
Fixed CPU clock detection code
Fixed a double-start issue where the 2nd instance would not quit
Fixed a potential crash in favicon code
Fixed right shift key handling in some hotkeys
Fixed tab button backgrounds
Fixed ghost effects after closing tabs on some MUI configurations

Version 1.4

Fixed an issue where adding a link to bookmarks via menu would try to insert it to a wrong tree node in a Bookmarks tab
Rolled back some compilation setting tweaks since they were causing issues on some G4 cpus

Version 1.3

Minor perofrmance improvements, mostly on G5
Fixed lists in settings displaying no text, sometimes crashing
Fixed url string background offsets
Activate an exiting tab instead of adding a new one for downloads/bookmarks/settings
Fixed tab buttons becoming invisible or corrupt on some configs
Fixed an issue where adding a link to quick links via menu would display them in a wrong location in the Bookmarks tab
Fixed quicklink buttons to respect releasing mouse of of button bounds

Version 1.2

Implemented Quick Links
Implemented favicons
Enabled support for WebP images
Updated libcurl
Fixed blob: support
Fixed file name encoding and cookie issues in downloads
Fixed Bookmarks menus to show more depth levels
Fixed a crash on exit caused by the password autofill manager
Fixed a crash on exit in WebCore's fileapi
Fixed Copy image URL context menu function

Version 1.1

Implemented Search Engines settings UI
Implemented a 'Do not ask to save passwords' setting
Space+Shift does reverse scroll now
Updated to latest OpenSSL and nghttp2
Fixed handling of IDN/Unicode chars typed into the URL bar
Fixed loading of files from the Curl cache, which in some cases resulted in images failing to decode (or decode as text)
Fixed the default CSS file load path (caused default radios and checkmarks to be missing on some sites)
Fixed an issue with sticky border scrollers
Fixed not to leak the volume name when uploading files straight from the volume root path
Implemented workarounds for OpenURL callers that don't pass correctly escaped URIs (like YAM)
Updated the OWB importer

Version 1.0

Initial public release for MorphOS 3.14

Upload Date:May 01 2021
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