Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite is an encyclopædia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., available on DVD.
Product description 
The DVD contains over 100,000 articles, an atlas, around 35,000 media files (images, video and audio) and a dictionary and thesaurus based on Merriam-Webster.
Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite received the 2004 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers, and Codie awards in 2000, 2001 and 2002.
Linux support 
There is no official release of Britannica for the Linux operating system, however, a script is provided that can help experienced users run Encyclopædia Britannica 2004 Ultimate Reference Suite DVD (and other 2004 editions of Britannica) on Linux, with some limitations (for example the dictionary, Flash/QuickTime presentations, and content update functions do not work, and preferences must be edited manually). This script specifically requires version 1.3.1 of JRE, but can usually be made to work with newer versions if the version check is commented out.
Minimum System Requirements 
||Intel Core processor
||512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
|Hard Disk Space
||2.08 GB free hard-drive space (4.74 GB for Full installation)
||1024x768 resolution, 16-bit color
- Windows® XP (with SP2),Windows® Vista or Windows® 7
- Mac®OS 10.4.x w or 10.6.x. w/ Java 1.5
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