Microsoft recently disclosed its intent not to utilize Windows Update’s infrastructure to provide Silverlight to all Windows OS users – something which would give immediate and total access to close to 1 billion Windows OS users, becoming as ubiquitous as Adobe Flash technology.
Microsoft Silverlight downloaded free is a Freeware Web Development application created and published by Microsoft.
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Microsoft Silverlight download for pc was most recently updated on January 16th 2019 when version 5.1.50918.0 was made available; initially added to our database on 10/09/2007, 51% of installations currently use this version of Silverlight.
Microsoft Silverlight supports three platforms – Android/Windows/Linux. The download file weighs 12.5MB.
Microsoft Silverlight was given four out of five stars from users.
Q.: Which features can I expect from Microsoft Silverlight?
A: Microsoft Silverlight’s features include support for vector graphics, animations, audio/video playback as well as networking capabilities.
Q. Do I require Silverlight installation to access applications made using it? A: No installation is required to use applications created with Silverlight.
A: Yes, before using applications designed with Silverlight you must install its runtime environment first.
Q: Is Silverlight compatible with all browsers? A: No, Silverlight only supports Internet Explorer at this time.
A: Unfortunately not; Microsoft Silverlight only works with certain browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox.
Q: Am I eligible to create applications using Silverlight on both Mac OSX and Linux platforms?
A: Unfortunately, development tools for Microsoft Silverlight can only be found on Windows operating systems.
Q: Does Microsoft still support Silverlight? A: Absolutely yes – Silverlight remains supported.
A: No, Microsoft no longer provides support for Silverlight as of October 2021 and advises upgrading to more modern technologies.
Q: Which programming languages can I use with Silverlight to develop applications?
Q: Does Silverlight cost anything to install or use?
A: Silverlight is freely available for developers to utilize and distribute.
- Title: Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.50918.0
- Size: 12.5MB
- Operating Systems: Android, Windows, Linux
- License: Freeware
- Date added: 01/16/2019
- Publisher: Microsoft