Internet Explorer (IE) still owns a large piece of this pie and because of this, it is I did some IE8 testing for a colleague a short time ago and suggested I run my virtual machines on an external USB hard drive which works. For testing your web application on different version of IE you can use online test tools, IETester, IECollection, Microsoft TestDrive or in IE 8 & 9 press F12 and. Microsoft has released a second test version of Internet Explorer 8, delivering a feature-complete upgrade to the world's most widely used web. Browserling lets you cross-browser test your websites and web applications in all the Internet Explorer versions. We run actual Windows installations on virtual. Download virtual machines. Test Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML) and versions of IE8 through IE11 using free virtual machines you download and manage locally. The Microsoft Software License Terms for the Microsoft Edge and IE VMs are included in the release notes and supersede any. Test IE allows you to preview and test websites in all versions of Edge and Internet Explorer (IE6 - IE11). Just click on the extension from the. This will enable you to use ActiveX controls and test your web pages with different versions of IE (IE6, IE7, IE8, or IE9). -- FEATURES -- * Create a list of URLs. Follow the progress of the Internet Explorer Developer Platform, download preview releases, try the latest demos. While the tests I tried do seem a bit biased in Microsoft's favor, (the Internet Explorer Test Drive website) you can't argue with the fact that all of. Here is where the need to test your application for cross-browser compatibility comes in. The latest available version is Internet Explorer 8.