Requirements - Web Browser and Media

Browser and PC/MAC Requirements for using the websites

Published: August 14, 2009
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To aid in your viewing experience of the enhanced Kalmbach Publishing Co. site, we suggest downloading the latest browsers and media players. The links below will pop open a new window and you may proceed to download and install the items. Whenever possible, we also suggest setting your screen resolution to 800 x 600 or higher with true color.

We only suggest the following browsers and media players so that we can better serve you. We make no guarantees or express any warranties in relating to the items working properly on your equipment.

Installing the latest updates available for your internet browser helps to ensure that you encounter the best experience possible. In most cases, clicking 'help' in your browser's toolbar provides an option for you to check for updates.

The features and functionality of the website may work with other browsers, but we cannot guarantee compatibility and the support provided for those browsers may be limited.

Much of the functionality of Kalmbach Publishing Co. sites requires that your internet browser also support JavaScript. Without javascript enabled - special editing features contained within our communities such as forums and blogs will not function correctly.

If you wish to utilize these features and but want to restrict your javascript environment- then we recommend installing the latest versions of Internet Explorer (PC users only) or Mozilla Firefox - which allow for a finer control of which web sites that javascripting is allowed.

If you use any of the following operating systems and/or browsers or your browser does not support JavaScript, you may experience problems:

Windows 95
Windows ME
Windows 98 (must be running Firefox 2.0 or current version of IE as your web browser)
Windows 2000 (must be running Firefox 2.0 or current version of IE as your web browser)
Mac OS 9
Linux OS
America Online Browser (AOL)
Internet Explorer for Mac

With the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can view and print Adobe PDF files across a broad range of hardware and software. Get Reader.

To view the latest system requirements for Adobe Reader click here.

With Adobe Flash Player, you can view the best animation and entertainment on the World Wide Web. Get Flash.

To view the latest system requirements and support for Adobe Flash click here.

Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment. By downloading it to your computer, you will be able to experience the power of Java. Get Java.
Internet Explorer
Get the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer and find out how it makes surfing the Internet more efficient and enjoyable than ever. Get IE.
FireFox is the award-winning Web browser which is now faster, more secure, and fully customizable to your online life. Get FireFox.

QuickTime is Apple's complete technology for handling video, sound, animation, graphics, text, music, and even 360-degree virtual reality (VR) scenes. A gateway for rich media including images, music, MDI, MP3, and more! Get Quicktime.
The Digital Media Revolution Microsoft Windows Media, a set of digital media components and features for personal computers and consumer appliances, is fueling a revolution in how news, information, and entertainment is distributed and experienced. Get Media Player.

*Adobe, Acrobat Reader, Flash, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, FireFox, Windows Media Player, QuickTime, and Apple logos are trademarks of the respected companies. Kalmbach Publishing Co. has no affiliation with them.

Downloadable Articles, Books and Projects: To successfully download your article, book or project we recommend the following specifications. Using different specifications may result in difficulty when downloading and opening your article.

Minimum Requirements
Broadband connection (Cable, DSL, or ISDN) for files of 8MB or larger.
Adobe Acrobat 8.0 or higher

Web browsers
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7.x or higher
Mozilla's Firefox 2.x or higher

Windows 2000 w/Service Pack 2 or higher
Mac OS 10.x or higher