Plug-ins for Windows® 7
Do you want to know about different plug-ins, available for Windows 7 and their uses? Read on.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. To run Windows 7 properly on your computer, the computer shall have some basic requirements. They are 1 GHz or faster processor, 1 GB RAM, at least 16 GB available hard disk space, directX 9 graphics device and more. Plug-ins is the set of tiny applications which make operating system capable of performing some extra functions. There are a lot of applications on Windows 7 which support plug-ins. Plug-ins will make the task easier and it can make the application to function properly. There are lots of applications that support plug-ins; they are Windows Media Player, Windows Media Center and Internet Explorer. Some third party applications like Firefox, Opera and more also supports plug-ins.
Here we are going to discuss about various plug-ins and its features available for Windows 7:
- Windows Media Player plug-ins
- Windows Media Center plug-ins
- Internet Explorer plug-ins
Windows Media Player plug-ins
Microsoft offers a lot of plug-ins for Windows Media Player. DVD Decoder (MPEG-2 Decoder) plug-ins is available for Windows 7. It will make Windows Media Player capable of playing DVD Medias with high video and audio quality. Audio effect (DSP) plug-ins adds effect such as reverb, echo, and more with a DSP (digital signal processing) plug-ins for Windows Media Player. Plug-ins like Cine Player DVD Decoder, Corel DVD X Pack, and Cyber link Power DVD SE, NVIDIA DVD Decode and others are also available for Windows Media Player.
Windows Media Center plug-ins
Windows Media Center can be used as a live TV. If you are installing specific plug-ins, you can watch, record, capture frames convert the recordings to the iPod format and more. You can also add channel logos to your menu using suitable plug-ins. This will make easy to distinguish channels. Video streaming is also available in media center with suitable plug-ins. Plug-ins; to control Media Center is also available. You can play more videos on your Xbox 360 Media Center extender. There are many other plug-ins available for Windows Media Center for attractive features.
Internet Explorer can also be made faster and more reliable, with the help of suitable plug-ins. Google toolbar will make your Google search easier and inform you of the latest features and products. QPedia plug-in will allow you to give you the power at just a click away, and it will highlight the word and can search the information on that word on Wikipedia. Advanced IE history bar allows you to control the pages that you have previously visited. You can keep your password safe using Password Scrambler plug-in.