UniBrows, Run IE6 Only Compatible Services And Apps In Internet Explorer 8 - gHacks Tech News

UniBrows, Run IE6 Only Compatible Services And Apps In Internet Explorer 8

Question: Why are many companies still working with Internet Explorer, when newer browser versions are available for Windows? Answer: Because of applications and services that have been designed to work in Internet Explorer 6. Most of these applications are Intranet apps, and since they work, companies do not feel the need to pay to make them compatible with Internet Explorer 8.

UniBrows may be a solution for those companies, considering that newer versions of Internet Explorer offer improved web compatibilities and security as well as faster speeds.

The browser plugin works similar to IETab add-ons that are available for Firefox and Google Chrome, with the difference that it adds Internet Explorer 6 compatibility to Internet Explorer 8.

internet explorer 6 plugin

UniBrows can be configured with rules. It is for instance possible to configure urls to open as if they were opened in Internet Explorer 6. That's great for companies who do not want to update their applications or operating systems because of compatibility issues.

UniBrows is an IE8 add-on that allows your business to finally make the move to modern technologies. Sign up for the Beta program today to enjoy:

  • Application Compatibility with your existing IE6 applications
  • Easy deployment and management unlike virtualization solutions
  • Simple Migration without changing a single line of code
  • Greater security and ease of use for the end user

The plugin "provides full IE6 functionality and behaviors, including ActiveX controls support, rendering, and JavaScript functionality". The plugin is currently available only to beta testers, but anyone can sign up to test it before it is released.

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