Mac OS X
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Many documents available online now come in PDF format. Acrobat Reader for Mac OS X is a free program from Adobe that will allow you to download and view them with ease.
Firefox is a free, open source web browser available from Mozilla. It features page tabs, spell-checking, pop-up blocking, session restore and RSS support as well as phishing protection and support for add-ons for extended functionality.
Java software from Sun Microsystems® allows you to automatically and seamlessly run applications called “applets” within your web browser. Applets are used in many ways by websites to enhance your online experience. They allow you to do everything from play online games and communicate with people around the world, to view images in 3D and calculate mortgage payments.
Opera is a free web browser and e-mail manager that offers many advanced features. It provides tab browsing, advanced security, individual site viewing preferences, a streamlined download manager, full support for style sheets and the ability to use add-ons to extend its capabilities.
Safari is Apple’s very own browser. Safari’s performance and speed is among the best of any web browser, and comes with advanced features such as tabbed browsing, Google integration, a handy bookmarks manager and advanced support RSS feeds. It provides a secure browsing experience, and incorporates parental controls.
Thunderbird is a free, full-featured e-mail manager from Mozilla. It supports IMAP and POP mail protocols, as well as HTML mail formatting. It spell-checks as you type, and provides a global inbox with advanced spam filtering and attachment handling