Microsoft’s Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, Desktop and mobile applications when online or offline.
The application is a free Web-browser plug-in powered by the Microsoft’s .NET framework. It is compatible across multiple browsers, devices and operating systems to bring a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works.
With support for advanced data integration, multithreading, HD video using IIS Smooth Streaming, and built in content protection, Silverlight enables online and offline applications for a broad range of business and consumer scenarios.
All Silverlight runtimes support rich media capabilities and enable fast, cost-effective delivery of high-quality audio and video to all major browsers running on the Mac or on Windows.
Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.6 -10.14, Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Server 2008, 2012, 2016.
Homepage – https://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/
Size: 6.70 MB
Supported Browsers all major browsers, including Opera, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer.
Changes in Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.50918.0 (January 15, 2019):
- Fixes datetime calculations to handle new eras in the Japanese Calendar.
The designer experience remains largely the same for all runtimes as well. The main difference resides in the developer experience.
It is a powerful tool for creating and delivering rich Internet applications and media experiences on the Web. It makes further advances in media, 3D visualization and application development and user experience, adding over 40 new features. The Release provides developers their first opportunity to start exploring these new capabilities.