Computer History Notes - Herong's Tutorial Notes - v3.12, by Dr. Herong Yang
Mosaic - The Browser Popularized the Web
This section provides a quick introduction of Mosaic Web browser, the first graphical Web browser that popularized the World Wide Web, originally by Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina and released in 1993.
Mosaic was the Web browser that popularized the Web or WWW (World Wide Web). Mosaic was originally developed by Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina at NCSA. The first version, Mosaic 1.0 , was released in 1993 for Unix's X Window System. In the same year, Mosaic was ported to Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows systems.
Main features of Mosaic 1.0:
Here is a picture of a Mosaic browser screen on a Microsoft Windows system (Source: http://www.nsf.gov/):
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