Internet Explorer

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Internet Explorer is a free popular internet browser for Windows from Microsoft Company. It is a powerful qualitative application for home and work and no one can confute this statement! This is a convenient fast and multifunctional browser which supports all new web-standards and technologies.
Original author(s)
Thomas Reardon
Developer(s)
Microsoft

Initial release August 16, 1995; 18 years ago
Stable release
• Windows: 11.0.7 (v11.0.9600.17401)[1] (8 April 2014; 3 days ago[2]) [±]
• Mac: 5.2.3 (June 16, 2003; 10 years ago) [±]
• Unix: 5.01 SP1 (2001; 13 years ago) [±]

Development status • Windows: Active
• Mac: Discontinued
• Unix: Discontinued
Written in
C++[3]

Operating system
Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris OS, HP-UX

Included with Windows 95 OSR1 and later
Windows NT 4 and later
Mac OS 8.1 through Mac OS X 10.2
Xbox 360
Xbox One

Engine
Trident v7.0, Chakra

Platform
IA-32, x64, ARMv7, IA-64, PowerPC, 68k, SPARC, PA-RISC

Available in 95 languages[4]

Type
Web browser
Feed reader

License
Proprietary, requires a Windows license[5]

Website microsoft.com/ie

Standard(s)
HTML5, CSS3, WOFF, SVG, RSS, Atom, JPEG XR

Internet Explorer 11
For Windows 8.1: Internet Explorer 11 was released on October 17, 2013.
For Windows 7: Internet Explorer 11 was released on November 7, 2013.
New features:
• Performance improvements
• All new F12 Developer Tools
• WebGL support
• High DPI support
• CSS3 border-image support
• CSS Flexbox support
• Supports SPDY (on Windows 8.1 only)
• Supports Full Screen and Orientation APIs
• Enhanced support for users on touch-based devices
• JavaScript enhancements
• DOM mutation observers
• Web Cryptography API
• Video text track support
• Encrypted media support
• Improved HTML editor
IE 11 REMOVED FEATURES:
• document.all is deprecated (code that checks for its presence will not detect it, but code that actually uses it will continue to work)
• attachEvent
• Quick tabs

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