Mac operating system requirements & other technical information

Internet connection speeds

The Professor Garfield website has been designed to operate best with a high-speed internet connection. Many of the printable files, movies, and games have larger-than-normal file sizes. Therefore, accessing the internet on a T1, Cable Modem, or a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), will provide the best results when viewing this site.

Although the Professor Garfield website does operate using a dial-up connection with a 56kb modem, a user will experience longer-than-normal access (or loading) times on some pages.

Macintosh system requirements

The Professor Garfield website is optimized for the following Macintosh system requirements:

  • Classic Mac OS 8.6 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
  • PowerPC Macintosh G3 or G4 (300 MHz minimum)
  • 64 MB physical RAM (Classic Mac OS 8.6 - 9.2.2)
  • 128 MB physica RAM (Mac OS 10.1 or higher)
  • Microphone (for Voice Tool)

Web browsers

The Professor Garfield website is best viewed using one of these recommended browsers:

Macromedia Flash Player

Macromedia Flash Player allows you to interact with the advanced features on the Professor Garfield website. Flash is commonly used on many websites and takes less than a minute to download. The Professor Garfield website supports Flash 7 or higher. CLICK HERE to begin the simple download and installation process.