Pour one out for Camino. The Mac-only browser, born a decade ago,
is no longer under active development.
Camino was a free, open-source browser for the Mac, built on
Mozilla’s Gecko engine. Unlike other Mozilla-based browsers of its
era, Camino featured a totally native OS X interface from day one.
By contrast, Firefox has long used a cross-platform interface
markup language, which to this day makes some Mac users feel that
the app isn’t quite “Mac-like.”
A precursor to Safari — not in code, but in spirit. Camino (née Chimera) was like a glass of ice water on a hot day for Mac users who wanted a modern but Mac-like browser in the early years of Mac OS X.