Internet Explorer 5
Date Released: March 18, 1999
File Size: 640 MB
Operation Systems: Windows 95/98/ME/2000, Mac OS 5.2.3, Solaris, and HP-UX 5.01
Last Updated: November 02, 2019
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 was one of the main participants of the first browser war. Version 5 builds on the achievements of version 4, which established Internet Explorer’s ascendancy among browser packages. You will find awesome new features that enable you to take full advantage of new Internet media, including Internet radio stations, which are accessible by the new Radio toolbar. And of course, with Internet Explorer 5, you get a full set of tools for accessing every type of content that’s out there, including e-mail, UseNet newsgroups, Web multimedia, VRML (virtual reality) worlds, Internet videoconferencing, and much more. Each of these tools (including version 5 of Outlook Express, the best e-mail program available) has new features-and they are easier to use than ever before.
The Internet Explorer 5.0 browser is designed to run on a multitude of operation system platform. The integration enables the browser and the browser’s associated development tools to be utilized in a variety of different scenarios. Sun Solaris, for example, is a widely utilized UNIX platform for high-end computing environments. Microsoft has made the Internet Explorer browser available to the following operation systems for end users: Windows 3.1/95/98/NT, Sun Solaris 2.5.1/2.6, HP-UX, and Mac OS 7.1. The most important idea about Internet Explorer 5.0 you should take away from this version is that IE’s code base runs on platform other than Windows.
Internet Explorer 5.0 overall is a much better tool for users to mine the web. The browser is fast and is stable. The Internet Explorer Administration Kit 5.0 and the price, or lack of, makes this version a worth while upgrade for all organizations.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 is not supported and no longer available for download from Microsoft web site. However, you could find and download the final releases Internet Explorer 5.0 for Windows, Mac, and UNIX below on this page.