Browsers and Multimedia Plugins
This site is best viewed with MIE 3.0 or higher. AOL's standard and AOL95 browsers work fine too although they generally operate more slowly. A Netscape friend told me that works well here too.
If you'd like to test the capabilities of your browser, there is a wonderful free site that is available at Windows Magazine's web site found here: Fred Langa's BrowserTune.
America Online has an excellent area for Department 56 collectors, and I sometimes link from my site to features found there. These links can only be accessed from my site by AOL subscribers while using an AOL browser.
If you'd like to give America Online a try, go here:
AOL subscribers experiencing difficulties with multimedia may want to check Keyword: Update and Keyword: 128 Browser to see if you have the system requirements to update your AOL client software.
If you want to try MIE or Netscape, go here: or
ActiveX, ShockWave, VDOLive, RealAudio, RealVideo, and other plugins allow you to experience a broad range of multimedia effects. To learn more, go here: Multimedia Showcase.