Netscape 2.x

edited April 2022 in Product Comments
imageNetscape 2.x

Netscape Navigator/Communicator was the first commercial web browser, displacing the free NCSA Mosaic. 1.0 was first released in December 1994, and initially offered advanced features such as progressively rendering pages as they loaded. It quickly gained many other features and capabilities and became the most popular web browser in the mid 1990s. One reason for its popularity, it was licensed freely for personal and non-profit use, although companies were expected to pay for a license. It later competed with Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari, and eventually was open sourced in to the Mozilla browser.

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  • Anyone have a copy of Netscape 2.02 Standard for Windows 95? The link on the Sillydog Archive is broken. (Or at least it's asking for a username and password that I don't know. - The wayback machine was no help.)
  • I believe what you want is the file N32E202.EXE here:

    I remember back in the day Netscape had all the different platform versions, languages, and packages on their FTP site. No way any one person could have grabbed it all back then. A lot of that has probably been lost.
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