The Internet For Dummies, 14th Edition
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Plug-ins are small software programs that you install on your computer to view or play some applications on the Web. Here are the most common browser plug-ins you'll probably need:
  • Flash: Plays both audio and video files as well as other types of animations

  • QuickTime: Plays video files as you download them

  • Adobe Acrobat: Displays Acrobat files formatted exactly the way the author intended

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John R. Levine is a recognized technology expert and consumer advocate who works against online fraud and email spam. Margaret Levine Young is a technology author who has written on topics ranging from the Internet to Windows to Access.

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