Microsoft Silverlight Publisher's description
from Microsoft Co
Silverlight enables companies to design, develop, and deliver powerful applications and experiences for the web.
Microsoft Silverlight (formerly WPF/E) is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications (RIAs) for the Web. It is intended for developers and designers interested in learning more about how to build experiences with Microsoft Silverlight.
What's New in This Release:Improved media support and rich UI capabilities:
В· Hardware Decode and presentation of H.264 improve performance for lower-power devices to render high-definition video using GPU support.
В· TrickPlay allows video to be played at different speeds and supports fast-forward and rewind. At up to twice the speed, audio pitch correction allows users to watch videos while preserving a normal audio pitch.
В· Improved power awareness prevents the screen saver from being shown while watching video and allows the computer to sleep when video is not active.
В· Remote-control support allows users to control media playback.
В· Digital rights management advancements allow seamless switching between DRM media sources.
Text improvements make it possible to build rich magazine-style text layouts:
В· Multicolumn text and linked text container allow text to flow around other elements.
В· Tracking/leading set precisely how far apart each character is for full creative control.
В· Text clarity is improved with Pixel...
System Requirements:В· Windows Vista with Windows Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 1.5, Firefox 2
В· Windows XP SP2 with Internet Explorer 6 or 7, Firefox 1.5, Firefox 2
В· Windows Server 2003 (excluding IA-64) with Internet Explorer 6 or 7, Firefox 1.5, Firefox 2
В· Windows 2000 with Internet Explorer 6 (Silverlight 2.0 Only)
В· X86 or x64 500-megahertz (MHz) or higher processor with 128-megabytes (MB) of RAM
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall