Technical requirements

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Computer requirements
Macintosh Windows

G3 500MHz or above

128 MB RAM (higher recommended)

OS X, ver 10.3 +

Preferred minimum monitor resolution: 1024 x 768

Colour depth: thousands of colours (16 bit)

Pentium II 450 MHz or above

128 MB RAM (higher recommended)

Windows 2000/XP

Preferred minimum monitor resolution: 1024 x 768

Colour depth: True Color (16 bit)

Supported browsers
Macintosh Windows

Safari 1.3 or higher

Firefox 1.0 or higher

Internet Explorer 6 or higher

Firefox 1.0 or higher

Word processing

Word processing software such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Powerpoint

This site contains links to activities and slideshows which are saved as Word document and/or Powerpoint files. Students should download these files to their computer by clicking the link. If they have problems opening the file, they should right-click the mouse (press CTRL and click on a Macintosh) and select "save target as..." or "save link as...". They should then choose a location on their computer where the file is to be saved.

Internet browser software such as the following:

Browser plugins


To install any of these plug-ins go to the folder on this CD-ROM called "installers" and run the required plug-ins.

For Web:

Get the latest plug-ins: QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Flash or Acrobat

Internet access:

No Warranties: This multimedia program is provided to the user without warranties, express or implied, of any kind. New South Wales Department of Education and Training shall not be liable for any actual or consequential damages arising from the use of, or the inability to use the program.

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