Browser Plugins

    The City of Columbia provides information on its
    Web site in a variety of file formats. Most formats
    are easily read and displayed by standard Web browsers,
    but some file formats have been specifically developed
    for transmitting and displaying special content.
    Visitors to the site can download and install free
    plug-ins that will enable their browser to view special
    content. Links for downloading required plug-ins
    are provided below.

    Adobe Acrobat Reader
    Adobe’s Acrobat Reader allows you to view files in
    PDF format.  The following resource may be used to troubleshoot common Acrobat Reader problems:

    Flash Player
    Flash Player makes it possible to view flash movies and other flash interactive content.

    Windows Media Player & SilverLight
    City Stream uses should download the newest versions of Windows Media Player and Silverlight from Microsoft. Linux users may download Moonlight, an open source implementation of Silverlight.

    This is a popular Windows utility for creating and
    working with .ZIP files. Modern versions of Windows provide
    the capability of viewing zipped files without this

    Microsoft Internet Explorer
    Microsoft reports that the latest version of Microsoft’s
    browser software incorporates numerous new features
    to make Web surfing easier and more productive. Start
    by choosing the correct operating system (version
    of Windows) then following links to download Internet

    RealPlayer is a useful streaming media player.

    QuickTime by Apple makes it possible to receive and
    play a variety of streaming audio and video formats.