An application used to view information from the Internet. Browsers provide a user-friendly interface for navigating through and accessing the vast amount of information on the Internet. You can see more information about browsers and capability on our website by viewing our browsers page. The current generation of both Netscape and Microsoft's (IE) Internet Explorer are exceptionally intelligent. Be aware that all browsers do not interpret code from sites in the same manner. The current browsers are derivative of early ones such as Mosaic and Lynx. As of fall, 2004, the Mosaic FireFox is a somewhat competitive player in the browser wars.