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In the world of Internet surfing, little else suggests one's plebeian deficiencies than to stumble across a Web site only to find you can't view the moving pictures or listen to the cool sounds because [cue dramatic music] you don't have the right plug-in. It's not much of a horse race once you get beyond the heavy hitters like Real.com and, of course, ICQ, but every veteran surfer knows they all count sooner or later. What was that saying? Tune in, turn on, plug-in?
Top Net Tools Sites, May 1999
SITE Description
1 RealSite Portfolio* multimedia plug-in 9,114
2 ICQ.com real-time chat 5,852
3 Macromedia multimedia plug-in 3,749
4 Cometsystems.com multimedia plug-in 1,081
5 Winzip.com zip file utility 771
6 Tucows.com download site for plug-ins 719
7 Winamp.com multimedia plug-in 520
8 ICQIT.com real-time chat 443
9 Vivo.com multimedia plug-in 375
10 Intervu.net multimedia plug-in 283