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client download

A software application that is downloaded from the Internet and installed in the user's computer. Although countless Internet-based applications can be performed from within a Web browser, there are many "rich client" applications that require a more powerful program in the user's computer, such as Google Earth and Second Life. In such cases, a client program must be downloaded and installed before anything can happen. See client and rich client.
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Native Access Modules: Users can now directly access server-based applications, such as Windows Terminal Services and Cittix applications, without any client download or additional configuration.
To reduce client download costs, Novant created CDs with the VPN client software and distributed them to all users.
5 Mb client download was a barrier to its distribution.
Although it does not require client download or installation, it has been noted that it has exceeded a limit of Web-Browser games providing high quality realistic 3D graphics for players to enjoy.
Tightly integrated Agfa HealthCare XERO viewer software technology provides unified clinical viewing of images and reports across the enterprise and beyond via popular browsers without any additional client download.
With over 20m subscribers in Pakistan the operator will use Synchronica's Mobile Gateway to its subscribers, which requires no additional software client download to the handset and allows push e-mail for handsets from high-end Smartphones to low-cost entry level devices.

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