Internet Explorer is the default web browser on the Microsoft windows platforms and comes on the built-in pre-installation package, it similar with the Safari Web browser as Default web browser for Mac that also comes on the built-in pre-installation package of Mac OS X, on the past Internet explorer web browser is provide version for Mac OS X, which is now has been discontinued by Microsoft as developer of Internet Explorer, the latest version of Internet explorer for Mac is version 5, which is still available for download on the third party download website, we are also provide downloaded file for the latest version of Internet Explorer for Mac that you can find on the download section.
Currently many of Mac users still searching Internet Explorer web browser for Mac OS X platform, although there is also available many of web browser for Mac, beside Safari web browser, which is offer more capabilities and compatibilities, such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera web browser, and also others, which is you can find on the complete list of web browser for Mac article.
Some of the reasons, why Mac OS X user still searching Internet Explorer for Mac, is:
- New migrate to Mac OS X from Microsoft Windows
- Checking Website compatibility for web developer
- Require to open website that only compatible with Internet Explorer
- Internet Explorer fans boy ?
Whatever the reason why Mac users still searching Internet Explorer for mac OS X platform, the answer is, there is no compatible version of Internet explorer for Mac right now, and Microsoft has discontinued the development of Internet explorer for Mac version since a long time, the latest update of currently Internet explorer is version 10, and the latest Internet Explorer for Mac is version 5, which is of course the technology behind of Internet explorer version 5 has been obsolete, and not recommended to used.
So, if you has migrate to Mac computer environment, you need to be more familiar with another web browser, there was the big 4 web browser for Mac that are widely used by Mac users around the world, including, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera. If you need Internet Explorer web browser on Mac platform as a testing environment, you can check articles on the link below, how to run Internet Explorer on Mac.
- Internet Explorer Web Testing on Mac Via Mozilla Firefox
- 3 Ways to use and run internet explorer on Mac
- Step by Step Installation Internet Explorer 5 on Mac
If you still enforce to using Internet Explorer for Mac version 5, you will find many of incompatibility in opening websites, most of popular websites has no support for obsolete Internet Explorer version, including Internet Explorer for mac version 5, and also makes the threats like viruses and malware have more way to get into your Mac, because the Internet Explorer for Mac is not updated for a long time.