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Short for Web browser, a software application used to locate and display Web pages. The two most popular browsers are Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Both of these are graphical browsers, which means that they can display graphics as well as text. In addition, most modern browsers can present multimedia information, including sound and video, though they require plug-ins for some formats.



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Outstanding Page All about the World Wide Web
A comprehensive site containing information about different aspects of the Web including: e-mail, browsers, newsgroups, finding information, and histories and overviews. Updated on Mar 11, 1998

Outstanding Page Internet Errors Explained
CNET guide to Internet error messages such as: bad request, unauthorized, forbidden, host unknown, etc.

Outstanding Page iWORLD's Browserwatch site
Home page for Browserwatch, a site that provides links to information on Web browsers, plug-ins, and ActiveX controls. Updated on Aug 1, 1998

Outstanding Page Microsoft Internet Explorer home page
Microsoft's home page for its Internet Explorer Web browser product. From this page you can download the browser, along with read about product news and information. Updated on Aug 1, 1998

Outstanding Page NCSA Mosaic for Windows
Offers links to news items, FAQs, release information, Client Communication Interface (CCI) , and viewers. Updated on Jan 21, 1997

Outstanding Page Netscape Navigator 4.0
Home page for Netscape Navigator 4.0 Stand-Alone Edition. Includes data sheets, FAQs, download links, support information, and additional resources. Updated on Jul 3, 1998

Outstanding Page The Web Developers Library browser links
Provides descriptions of available browsers along with links to their home pages. Updated on Jun 22, 1998

  Competitive information on Web browser market
Provides insight into the battle currently being waged over the Web browser market by vendors such as Netscape, Microsoft, and Sun Microsystems. Updated on Feb 20, 1997

  Hytelnet
Hytelnet is a hypertext browser that allows a user to gain almost instant access to all telnet-accessible sites on the Internet. This page describes the software, which is also available to download. Updated on Jun 8, 1998

  JavaSoft HotJava Web browser
Home page for the HotJava Web browser 1.1.5. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

  The Opera Browser
Home page of Opera Software, developers of the Opera Web browser.

  Yahoo!'s browser helper applications page
Yahoo!'s directory of browser helper applications. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

  Yahoo!'s Lynx browser page
Yahoo!'s directory of the Lynx Web browser. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

  Yahoo!'s Mosaic browser page
Yahoo!'s directory of the Mosaic Web browser. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

  Yahoo!'s Netscape Navigator page
Yahoo!'s directory of Netscape Navigator. Updated on Aug 2, 1998

  Yahoo!'s Web browser plug-ins page
Yahoo!'s directory of Web browser plug-ins. Updated on Aug 2, 1998

  Yahoo!'s Web browsers page
Yahoo!'s directory of Web browsers. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

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