IE 4.0 beta for UNIX and Windows 3.1 now available

Microsoft has released the first preview release of Internet Explorer 4.0 for UNIX and the second preview release for Windows 3.1.

IE 4.0 for UNIX maintains the Motif look and feel the UNIX users expect, while integrating with existing UNIX email applications. It also natively supports UNIX file types, so that the browser can open files directly rather than needing to load a second program. IE 4.0 preview release 1 for UNIX include Dynamic HTML support, Explorer bars, Security Zones, and Java support. Currently, IE 4.0 for UNIX runs on a Sun SPARCstation 2 or greater running Solaris 2.5.1.

Internet Explorer 4.0 preview release 2 for Windows 3.1 (it also runs on Windows NT 3.51) supports Security Zones, Dynamic HTML, Java, and subscriptions. It also includes Outlook Express, an integrated email application. IE 4.0 for Windows 3.1 uses the same rendering engine as the Windows 95/NT 4 version, so pages will look identical across all systems.

To get more information and download IE 4.0 for UNIX or Windows 3.1, please visit the Internet Explorer home page.

New versions of IE 4.0 for DEC Alpha and Macintosh are expected shortly

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