Silverlight is a cross-platform, cross-browser plug in. Silverlight enable us to create visually stunning application with the help of Microsoft’s development environment , We can develop rich internet application and media experience on the web.
Microsoft has made silverlight browser plug-in free.
Silverlight provide cross-platform and cross-browser support, running in almost all top browser
Silverlight has support for Digital Rights Management of media files
No need to refresh page for changes
Silverlight is a subset of .NET framework that’s why we can use the entire .NET framework base class library.
We can access service based resources via WCF Services, XML Web Services etc.
Silverlight support standard java script language which allow more control over the browser UI.
You can stream audio or video
Silverlight allow us to use powerful graphic system of Windows Presentation Foundation
Using silverlight HTML and managed code can communicate.