Microsoft Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight

Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 55 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
3.0.40624
File Size:
6.63MB
Date Added:
July 10, 2009
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
542,508
Downloads Last Week:
1,447
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Additional Requirements:
Not available

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    2.9

    out of 55 votes

    • 5 star: 17
    • 4 star: 6
    • 3 star: 6
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 22
  • Current Version:

    2.4

    out of 18 votes

    • 5 star: 5
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 10
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  • 1 stars

    "If only there was a negative star rating scale..."

    December 08, 2013   |   By XLR8EDLiving

    Version: Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.20513.0

    Pros

    Cannot think of any pros for Silverlight. I only know about it because Netflix made the unfortunate decision to use it.

    Cons

    I don't know if it's the cause of the daily hiccups with video playback on other sites, but on Netflix, Silverlight is a clusterf*ck.

    Every five minutes, the video playback lags about 5 seconds behind the audio. When I can tolerate that annoyance long enough, it catches up in a second or two of mildly amusing Charlie Chaplin-esque fast motion. When I cannot tolerate it, having to click and drag the slider to sync video and audio every thirty seconds or so is an annoying distraction.

    Seems to get better for a day or so right after I re-download Silverlight, but today makes more than ten times I have had to do so in the past six months; the third time in two weeks. I have tried using Chrome, Firefox and IE, with no discernable difference in performance, regardless of the browser used.

    Don't know if Silverlight has anything to do with video playback regularly not working on other sites, but I'm inclined to believe it does, because Silverlight bites.

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  • 2 stars

    "Tends to load slowly"

    July 24, 2013   |   By elderbarryl

    Version: Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.20513.0

    Pros

    Workx eventually.

    Cons

    Too bad it's too slow.

    Summary

    Please give me a replacement.

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