Microsoft Silverlight is a programmable
web browser plugin that enables features such as animation,
vector graphics and audio-video playback that characterise
rich Internet applications.
It is compatible with multiple web
browser products used on Microsoft Windows and Mac
OS X operating systems. Mobile devices, starting with
Windows Mobile 6 and Symbian (Series 60) phones, will
also be supported.
Silverlight supports playback of WMV,
WMA and MP3 media content across all supported
browsers without requiring Windows Media Player, the
Windows Media Player ActiveX control or Windows Media