Moonlight is a free Silverlight clone, allowing free software
systems to run embedded web-browser objects or standalone code
targetting Microsoft Silverlight.
Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform, and
cross-device plug-in for delivering the next generation of
.NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications
for the Web.
Moonlight uses Cairo for rendering.
The goals of Moonlight are:
- To run Silverlight applications on Linux
- To provide a Linux SDK to build Silverlight applications
- To reuse the Silverlight engine for desktop applications
- Available for 32 and 64 bit Linux systems
- Provided as a Firefox plugin
- Pluggable media framework
- Out-of-browser support
Moonlight features in our 'Linux
Equivalents to Windows Software' section. The category
chooser below allows you to focus on different types of software
included in that section.
Last Updated Sunday, October 27 2013 @ 12:31 PM EST