A client/server networked streaming multimedia system for bringing rich broadcasting features to the Web. Using Microsoft NetShow Player, the client software, users can watch and listen to live or recorded broadcasts from NetShow servers without having to wait for downloads to complete.
NetShow Player, which is included with Microsoft Internet Explorer, forwards audio or video files to the browser for display within a browser window or frame.
NetShow supports various delivery formats, including the following:
NetShow has the following four components: