Microsoft Silverlight Alternatives

    Microsoft Silverlight is described as 'Silverlight is a development platform by Microsoft for creating rich media applications and business applications for the Web, desktop, and mobile devices' and is a popular app in the Web Browsers category. There are seven alternatives to Microsoft Silverlight for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and JavaScript. The best alternative is Adobe Animate. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OpenSilver or Ceylon. Other great apps like Microsoft Silverlight are Jabaco (Free), KoolMoves (Paid), WebAnimator (Paid) and Mediator (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 10, 2020

    1. Adobe Animate, previously Adobe Flash Professional, is an authoring environment (IDE) that can produce interactive solutions for running inside web browsers or for the desktop.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      OpenSilver is a modern, plugin-free, open-source reimplementation of Silverlight, that runs on current browsers via WebAssembly. It uses Mono for WebAssembly and Microsoft Blazor. It brings back the power of C#, XAML, and .NET to client-side Web development.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • JavaScript
      • Hotspot JVM
      Support for Java and JavaScript virtual machines Write your code in Ceylon, and have it run on the JVM, on Node.js, or in a web browser. Some modules are platform-dependent, but the language itself is equally at home on Java and JavaScript virtual machines.
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    2. Jabaco is a simple programming language with a Visual Basic like syntax. Jabaco enables you to create powerful software for all Java supported operating systems.


      Official Website Download page shows :
      Jabaco BETA 1.5.2 (Release: 2009-09-01)

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    3. KoolMoves is a web animation authoring tool that creates Flash animations with multimedia slide shows, media players, and action scripting and frames for animated gifs.

      • Windows
      Use WebAnimator to create fantastic animations that work perfectly on all the main browsers, as well as smartphones and tablets - and all this is without Flash! It's easy and quick. If you can imagine it, you can do it with WebAnimator.
      • Windows
      Mediator 9 is a premier multimedia authoring tool that allows you to create interactive CD-ROM presentations, dynamic HTML pages and Flash® projects.
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