Solved What is Microsofts Silverlight for? Tags: Multimedia Apps Last response: May 12, 2010 9:34 AM in Applications Share liquidsnake718 May 7, 2010 8:06:08 AM What is Microsofts Silverlight for? How is it beneficial? More about : microsofts silverlight Best solution Bruceification73 May 7, 2010 8:19:55 AM It is another scripting language. Check out the wikipedia article, because there's a lot to say, so it's easier to just point you there: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Silverlight Hope that helps. It's also used in programs like Visual Studio, but it isn't necessary for it to work, it's an extra. Bruceification73 May 7, 2010 8:21:31 AM Developing tool that can be used in any .NET programming language. Also similar functionality as Adobe flash. Multimedia whatnot. Related resources Installing Microsoft Silverlight without administrative privileges? - Forum Problem Installing " Silverlight " - Forum Internet Explorer 64 bit and Silverlight - Forum Microsoft silverlight and netflix - Forum Installing Microsoft Silverlight without administrative privileges? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xaira May 7, 2010 6:02:40 PM its like flash and java microsoft style Bruceification73 May 8, 2010 3:01:56 AM Yeah, pretty much. SR-71 Blackbird May 8, 2010 11:28:49 PM http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/ liquidsnake718 May 12, 2010 9:34:53 AM Best answer selected by liquidsnake718. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNetflix - Hardware that works with Silverlight ?? ForumSilverlight won't work ForumComputer networks disconnect after Silverlight , Java, etc. ForumDoes Silverlight work OK on Netbooks? ForumWhat speed ram should i get for this processor? ForumWhat should i do - 220w psu micro axt rig ForumAMD A Series Dual Graphics ForumFirst HTPC recording live TV is a must ForumWhat is the difference between Extended and normal version of a software? ForumWhat version? ForumWhat computr to use for best results of 3D architectural rendring ForumWhat is the BEST ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE? ForumWhat prog to record temp n dB? ForumSo much freeware - what do you PAY for?! ForumWhat is the best free morphing software? More resources Read discussions in other Applications categories Graphics Internet Applications Multimedia Office Security CAD Distributed Computing Drivers Enterprise Software Firmware Programming Photoshop Skype Wordpress !