Camino (from the Spanish word camino meaning "path") is a free, open source, GUI-based Web browser based on Mozilla's Gecko layout engine and specifically designed for the OS X operating system. In place of an XUL-based user interface used by most Mozilla-based applications, Camino uses Mac-native Cocoa APIs.
As Camino's aim is to integrate as well as possible with OS X, it uses the Aqua user interface and integrates a number of OS X services and features such as the Keychain for password management and Bonjour for scanning available bookmarks across the local network. Other notable features include an integrated pop-up blocker and ad blocker, and tabbed browsing that includes an overview feature allowing tabs to be viewed all at once as pages.
The browser is developed by the Camino Project, a community organization. Mike Pinkerton has been the technical lead of the Camino project since Dave Hyatt moved to the Safari team at Apple Inc. in mid-2002.
Famous quotes containing the word camino:
“Oh, Jacques, were used to each other, were a pair of captive hawks caught in the same cage, and so weve grown used to each other. Thats what passes for love at this dim, shadowy end of the Camino Real.”
—Tennessee Williams (19141983)