Microsoft Adds Adobe’s Flash Lite To Windows Mobile

by admin March 17, 2008 at 5:59 pm

Silverlight 1.0 for Windows Mobile 6 won’t be available until the second quarter, Microsoft has said.

In a sign that it’s not prepared to bet its mobile business on its unproven Silverlight Web presentation technology, Microsoft has agreed to license rival Adobe’s Flash Lite graphics software for use on cell phones, PDAs, and other portable devices powered by the Windows Mobile operating system.

Microsoft has also licensed Adobe Reader LE software for use with Windows Mobile, Adobe said Monday. Reader LE will allow Windows Mobile users to open and view documents and e-mails stored in Adobe’s Portable Document Format.

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