What is a plugin?

Plugin

Also known as an extension, add-on and add-in, a plugin is software which adds a feature to an existing computer program.

Allowing for customisation and added functionality, popular plugins include Adobe Flash Player and the QuickTime Player. Today, most people come into contact with plugins via their web browser, with plugins allowing features like search engines and virus scanners to be added to their browser.

How can a plugin help you?

Name of Technology:

Plugin

Year Introduced:

1974

Invented by :

Unisys

Open Source or Proprietary:

Open Source

Main technology category:

Software

Patent:

No

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