Microsoft has released an updated version of
Internet Explorer 5.1 for Mac OS X. IE 5.1 Preview shipped with Mac OS X, but many people found the browser lacking in many respects.
Microsoft informed MacCentral today the new browser Improves Reliability, offers better download support, contains user interface and Aqua improvements, offers better printing support and has updated support for Flash, Shockwave and QuickTime plug-ins.
” The improvements in Internet Explorer 5.1 Preview Release Update are in keeping with the Macintosh Business Unit’s goal to provide customers with the best Mac OS X Carbon applications possible. This update is for the English, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish versions,” said a Microsoft representative.
The new version will be available at
Apple’s Mac OS X Web site. You must be running Mac OS X 10.0.3 in order to use the update Internet Explorer 5.1 Preview.