Second Edition Technical Information and System Requirements

Technical Information and System Requirements for the Al-Kitaab, 2nd edition series

Georgetown University Press does not provide person-to-person technical support for the DVDs that come with these books. Below is a list of system requirements and tips to guide you in using the DVDs.

For Alif Baa with Multimedia, Second Edition:

To play the DVD that accompanies Alif Baa with Multimedia, you will need to download and install the free Flash Player from Adobe’s website: http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/.

System Requirements for Alif Baa with Multimedia, Second Edition:

Windows

  • 450 MHz Intel Pentium II (or compatible) processor
  • MS Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
  • 128MB of RAM and 128MB of VRAM
  • Computer with DVD drive
  • Headphones or speakers
  • Flash Player (free download from http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/)

Mac

  • 500 MHz PowerPC G3 or 1.33 GHz Intel Core Duo processor
  •  Mac OS X v10.4 or 10.5
  • 128MB of RAM and 128MB of VRAM
  • Computer with DVD drive
  • Headphones or speakers
  • Flash Player (free download from http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/)

Attention Mac Users: To access the Alif Baa materials on a Mac, insert the disk into your drive. The disk will appear on your desktop and it will automatically open in a new window. From here, double click the "G" icon labeled "AlifBaa." The program will begin.

For Al-Kitaab Part One, Second Edition; Al-Kitaab Part Two, Second Edition; and the repackaged Al-Kitaab Part Three:

For optimum performance, use Windows XP (for PC) or OS X (for Mac) with Windows Media Player version 10 or higher or the newest version of RealPlayer to play the DVDs. If you are using an earlier version of Windows, you may experience difficulties in playing these DVDs.

Windows Media Player is available as a free download in formats for both Macs and PCs at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads. RealPlayer is available for free at http://www.real.com/player.

Georgetown University Press recommends that the DVDs that are provided with this series be played on a computer, rather than a home DVD player, and that the computer has at least the following capabilities:

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 9x/NT4/ME/2000/XP; Mac OS 9 and higher
  • Processors: Pentium II and higher; Mac G3 and higher
  • RAM: 128 MB
  • Monitor Resolution: 800x600 and higher
  • DVD-ROM drive with 2x speed
  • Peripherals: Sound card, video card, speakers, DVD player software