to effectively use each plugin
Macromedia's installation guide
Adobe Acrobat Reader
you to read and print PDF files - Help|
you to view and interact with Flash animations (scalable) - Help |
you to view and interact with Director movies (non-scalable) - Help|
you to watch quicktime digital movies (*.mov) - Help|
you to watch streaming web video - Help|
is it so important to have the latest flash plugin installed?
Interactivity: Flash allows interactivity such as drag and drop movies
as well as checking your responses to the movie's questions. Instructions
are usually within the movie on how to use the interactivity.
features: With Flash we can hide and show different parts of the movie
and create things such as calculators that accept keyboard input.
Only version 4.0.20, or later, of the Flash player will allow you
to print material from a Flash movie if the creator of the movie has
set up files to print (note: web version ONLY). Normally, a print
"button" will appear and pressing it will access your printer
(if you have one). Otherwise, right click (PC) or Control-click (Mac)
and you will get the option to print every frame of the movie (NOT
recommended! unless otherwise stated!