Glims adds a cocktail of features to Safari (Tabs, Thumbnails, Full Screen, Search Engines, Search Suggestions, Forms autocomplete on, Dated download folders, Type Ahead ...)

A quick tour of Glims's features is available .

Full release notes are available on our .

4.5 MB
version 1.0 build 29
August 15, 2011

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Safari 3.0.4 (4525.18) or later

macosx 10.5 or later

intel or ppc (universal)

Current features list:

  • Adds thumbnails to Google/Yahoo/Bing search results
  • Adds search engines to the default Safari's search tab
  • Adds Favicons to tab labels
  • Adds keyword search from address bar
  • Adds new tab position option (right/left/leftmost/rightmost)
  • Adds tab closing using middle mouse button (or CMD-Click)
  • Focus last selected tab
  • Type-ahead support (auto cmd-f)
  • Sets the focus on the search field when opening a new window
  • Adds Amazon's information banner on Google/Yahoo/Bing search results
  • Adds a "Max Window Size" menu item to resize the Safari window
  • Autocomplete search phrase
  • Adds bookmark separator
  • Adds bookmark actions
  • Dated download folders
  • Auto-Closes download window
  • Undo "Close Tab" (cmd-z)
  • Localized to Japanese, French, Polish, German, Spanish, Italian, and Korean

Pre-Safari 5.1 only:

  • Re-opens last session when Safari starts
  • Adds full-screen browsing capability
  • Forms autocomplete always on
  • Always open links in a new tab

Note to Saft users:

Using both Glims and Saft on the same browser could have unexpected results. Instead of spending time inquiring and fixing this, we decided to invest our time into improving Glims so that you can enjoy more features as soon as possible.
Please feel most welcome to .

Current Localization:

French localization by Yann Ricquebourg ( )

Japanese localization by E-WA ()

Polish Localization by maselko ()

German localization by Thomas Meyer ()

Spanish localization by kounch ()

Italian Localization by Alessandro Ranieri ()

Korean Localization by inhyouk ()

Chinese Localization by Evan Ren ()

Russian Localization by Vlasov Yaroslav ()

Greek Localization by Tasos Agapis (suicico) ()


Some well deserved credit for Cocoa code we used:

Cocoa control for easily capturing key combinations.


more to come...