In addition to the Netscape Navigator browser, Communicator includes a complete set of tools for effective everyday communication. It features Smart Browsing; a three-paned, integrated mail and news interface; roaming access; pinpoint addressing; and a scalable address book (to avoid any compatibility problems, you should back up your old address book).
The previous version added the ability to use Internet Config to determine which application handles a link when you click it. Previous versions also added AOL Instant Messenger 3.0, Macromedia Flash Player 4.0, StuffIt 5.5, and security fixes. Version 4.7.9 adds several enahancements to the interface as well as bug fixes.