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Silverlight now available for Symbian devicesBy Hanleigh Daniels 7 July 2010 | Categories: news
Microsoft has released its cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework called Silverlight for the Symbian mobile operating system (OS).
It is available for download (3.85 MB) from the Ovi Store to run Silverlight apps on Nokia S60 5th Edition phones including the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and N97 mini.
Not only will this latest Silverlight release enable users to view Silverlight apps in their mobile browser, but it will also allow them to make use of related tools to build Silverlight applications which are targeted at the more than 20 million users who use their Nokia mobiles that run on Symbian S60 5th Edition.
Some of the features of Silverlight includes hardware assisted media playback of H.264 content, .NET Programmability and it provides developers with access to the Silverlight V2 surface area in order to create rich interactive web applications.
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