Plugins and Gadgets
are small applications that can be pasted on individual Web pages
or computer desktops. Plugins
can be downloaded and installed so you can view and listen to specific content.
Stop by the widget warehouse for thousands of cool Mac widgets from
WRadio to 3D games.
Zoomify Express is a slick tool for Webmasters who want to magnify
content. It is ideal for enhancing primary sources such as maps,
documents, and photographs. Download the free software for Mac or
Windows. Then drag and drop an image onto the Zoomify Converter.
Change a few links in the template and upload the files. Your site
visitors will be able to zoom and pan the image.
order to view some of the content on the Web, you must download
additional software to work in tandem with your browser. These
programs are called plug-ins. They allow you to view, listen, and
interact with the content.
Document Files (PDF).
is one of the leading clients for Internet content and applications
across the broadest range of platforms. No longer works on Apple.
Java is a programming language that allows developers to
create interactive objects. Java allows you to play online games,
chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest,
and view images in 3D, just to name a few.The program is being phased out for browsers. Only works with Internet Explorer and Safari.
videoclips in the browser.
Reality allows the viewer to rotate a picture from different angles,
zoom in and out. Some QTVR movies are 180 or 360 panoramic views.
the user with the ability to hear and see audio and video steaming
over the Internet in real time.
modules are created with Shockwave. It is like having
a CD-ROM on the Web.