Do I need Silverlight on my Mac?

Do I need Silverlight on my Mac?

Unless you are running a computer that hasn’t been updated in 6 years then you probably don’t need Silverlight.

How do I get Silverlight to work on my Mac?


  1. In Firefox, select “Tools→Add-ons”.
  2. On the left, select “Plugins.”
  3. On the right, look for “Silverlight Plug-In”, and click the “Disable” button next to it.
  4. Click on the install button, and save the file.
  5. When the download is complete, double-click it in your Downloads window.
  6. Double-click on the Silverlight.

What does Microsoft Silverlight do on a Mac?

About Silverlight Microsoft Silverlight is a free web-browser plug-in that enables interactive media experiences, rich business applications and immersive mobile apps.

What is Silverlight plug-in for Mac?

Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of . NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications.

Is Microsoft Silverlight still used?

Microsoft terminated support for Silverlight on Internet Explorer 11 (the last remaining web browser still supporting Silverlight) on October 12, 2021.

What is Microsoft Silverlight and why do I need it?

Silverlight is Microsoft’s technology to improve web content and your overall Internet experience. With Silverlight, browsers can play MP3, WMV and WMA files without Windows Media Player opening or the WMP ActiveX control. It supports multi-media content such as animation, video playback, and interactive features.

How do I enable Silverlight on Safari?

Enable Silverlight in Safari Click on “Safari” in the menu bar and go to “Preferences”. Click on the “Security” tab. Locate Internet Plug-ins and click on “Manage Website Settings” button to the right. Click on the Silverlight Plug-in on the Left.

Is Silverlight used anymore?

Microsoft Silverlight will reach the end of support on October 12, 2021. Silverlight development framework is currently only supported on Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11, with support for Internet Explorer 10 ending on January 31, 2020.

How do I migrate from Silverlight to HTML5?

You start by creating a new empty “CSHTML5 Project”, You then copy all your C#/XAML files from your Silverlight/WPF project into the new CSHTML5 project, UPDATE: a “Silverlight Migration Wizard” is now available to help you create the projects and copy the files.