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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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Back then CEO Joseph Esposito acknowledged that the 3.5 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.
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.
"Whatever the client downloads on us, basically, we interrogate it," says Yaish.
The streaming client downloads all the enhancement layers of the current segment then the next segment and so on.

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