Silverlight is a web application framework of Microsoft that needs to compete with Adobe Flash. The framework integrates multimedia, video, animations and interactive features that can be displayed in the web browser after installation of a plug-in. The Silverlight plug-in only works under Windows and Mac OS X. For users of Linux systems is a free plug-in developed called Moonlight. After installation of Moonlight can Linux users also make use of Silverlight applications.
UPDATE: Moonlight is not more actively maintained. The software is still active and available through the website of the developer.
Moonlight is an open source implementation of the Silverlight web application framework. Moonlight is just as Silverlight is a plug-in for the web browser. It is only suitable for Firefox browser on Linux distributions.
Moonlight has the following characteristics:
You can free download Moonlight and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit) from the official site.