How to Install Silverlight on Mac Computers

If you are a Mac user, you won’t need to install Microsoft Silverlight to view our OSU MedNet21 webcast, when using the Chrome or Safari web browser. However, Silverlight must be installed if viewers are watching using the Firefox web browser.

Here’s a tutorial that will show you how to install Silverlight:


If you click on the “View Webcast” link on one of our webcast pages, the image above is what you’ll see if Silverlight is not installed on your computer.  To download the software, you can click the button that displays “Click Now to Install” or you can visit this link:



Click the Download Now button.



Now, click the Save File button.



You’ll notice that the Silverlight.dmg file can be found in your Downloads folder once it finishes downloading.  Double-click on the Silverlight.dmg file.



The following window will appear with the Silverlight.pkg.   Double-click on the Silverlight.pkg file.



Next, click the Continue button from the dialog window that appears.  This will advance you to the next window.



On the next screen, read the License Agreement and click Continue.



Click the Agree button.



Now, click the Install button to install the plug-in.



The following should now appear on your screen.



Once the software is installed, “The Installation Was Successful” dialog will appear.  Now you can click on the Close button because the software is now installed.


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