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Supported Browsers

Supported Browsers

The web is constantly changing and the webbrowser has to stay up to date to properly function.  It is in your best interest to use the latest webbrowser for security and usability purposes.  The McNeese website strives to comply with HTML5, HTML4, and WCAG 2.0 standards. To properly view this website you will need to use one of the webbrowsers listed below.

Major Webbrowsers - Universal

Universal webbrowsers are available on most operating systems and are therefore the best choices. These will probably provide a way for you to download, install, and use on your particular operating system.

Google Chrome

Google chrome is one of the newest webbrowser around. It is "webkit" based just like safari, but unlike Safari, it is available for multiple operating systems. Google Chrome 12 and above are supported.
Download Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla firefox is an open webbrowser that has been around for a long time. Firefox is available for multiple operating systems. This mature webbrowser is gekko based. Firefox 3 and above are supported.
Download Mozilla Firefox


Major Webbrowsers - Restricted

Restricted webbrowsers are often constrained to a certain set of operating systems, often due to licensing reasons. These are normally not available or not natively available for many operating systems.

Opera

Opera is a long-standing competitor to internet explorer and has an emphasis on provide a quaility look and feel. Opera is available for multiple operating systems, but is not as open as Google Chrome and Firefox. Opera is a presto based browser. Opera 10 and above are supported.
Download Opera

Safari

Safari is the primary browser for apple based products. While it is normally restricted to apple products, Safari is also available under the windows operating system.  Safari is a webkit based webbrowser. Safari 5 and above are supported.
Download Safari

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer is the most well-known, often most used, and least web-complaint webbrowser. It is generally not available on non-windows based systems through any native means. Internet Explorer is a trident based browser. Internet Explorer 8 and above are supported.
Download Internet Explorer

Other Webbrowsers

There are a lot more webbrowsers out there than most people are aware.  Each has its own benefits, quircks, and problems. For a complete listing of all other webbrowsers, you may visit list of webbrowsers page at wikipedia.org. None of these browsers can be directly supported, just try them out and see if they work on your own. The most likely to work types are webkit and gecko based browsers, as shown on the list of webbrowsers page. Below is a list of big players in the minor webbrowsers category.

Camino

Camino is a version of Firefox that is made easily available on Apple products. This is a modified version of Firefox than intergrates itself with features provided by Apple products. For all intents and purposes this should be considered Firefox. This is a gekko based browser.

Galeon

Galeon is a freely available browser based on Gnome. This is technically available on any operating system but is generally only available on Linux distributions. This is a gekko based browser.

Konqueror

Konquerer is a freely available browser based on KDE. Like Galeon, this is available on any operating system, but is generally only available on Linux distributions. Konqueror is a webkit and/or khtml based browser.

Lynx

Lynx is one of the oldest and most known of the freely available command-line browsers. This a text only browser.

Seamonkey

Seamonkey is a Mozilla browser, like Firefox. This is available on any operating system. This is a gekko based browser.

Midori

Midori is a very-fast and lightweight browser with an emphasis on simplicity. This is available on any operating system. This is a webkit based browser.