Safari is Apple's web browser. "It has
innovative new features that improve the way you view the web. And
powerful new tools to help developers enhance and customize the browsing
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iTunes is a free application for Mac and PC. It
plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod,
iPhone, and Apple TV. And you can add to your collection anytime, 24/7.
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Watch Internet video, HD movie trailers, and
personal media clips. Whether it’s on the web or on your desktop,
QuickTime Player brings your digital media brilliantly to life.
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Windows Media Components for QuickTime.
"With Windows Media® Components for QuickTime, by Flip4Mac™, you can
play Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player
and view Windows Media content on the Internet using a Web browser."
For Mac OS X 10.3.9 or above and QuickTime 6.5 for above."
use the Flip4Mac plugin to play streaming videos (as opposed to
downloadable videos, a less desirable technique) you must also install
the "Flip4Mac Streaming Utility application", which can be downloaded
from the Flip4Mac web site:
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StuffIt's advanced MP3, PDF and Image compression enhancements that
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Sophos Anti-virus. "As Apple computers grow more
popular than ever, they're an increasingly-enticing target for hackers.
And these hackers aren't just mischief-makers — by targeting your
computer or applications you use, these criminals are out to steal and
profit from your valuable personal information." Freeware.