“It’s time to tip a hat to Apple for a major change they’ve made in their latest desktop operating system, macOS High Sierra,” Kirk McElhearn writes for Kirkville.

“Last year, I wrote about how Safari was a memory hog,” McElhearn writes. “At times, it would be using 5,6, even 8 or 9 GB of memory. I would have to quit it every few days to get it to stop being sluggish.”

“Since the release of High Sierra, I have noticed that Safari’s memory usage has dropped a great deal,” McElhearn writes. “Right now, with my iMac running for more than four days, Safari is only using about 3 GB of RAM.”

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MacDailyNews Take: The myriad refinements we’re finding under the hood in High Sierra are significant and welcome.