applications -- Programs used with a World Wide Web browser to view different kinds of graphics and audio files.
Local program that is called by a Web browser to display information in a medium other than text or simple images. Typical helpers are useful for audio, video (with or without sound), high-quality images, and high-quality forms
A browser may spawn or launch a helper or viewer application to display images or perform functions of which it is not capable.
a program launched by a browser without you even knowing it. Helpers desplay images, play sounds, shrink and expand files, and more. What will they think of next? Waterproof pancakes
a host application that can be activated from within Sessionwall using a defined command line to provide an extended view of an event being viewed in the View Window
a Ruby function which is used to help generating the view
A stand-alone software program used to extend the functionality of a web browser.
(as in "P4Web Helper") A private P4Web that can be used for workspace operations as well as for browsing Perforce depot files and metadata.
An external program that can be called up by a Web browser to display specially formatted material, such as word processed documents, spreadsheet documents, or video/sound pieces. The Helper program is launched by the Web browser as a separate application to view or play the file.
Compare with DEFINE[plugin]. A program that is launched automatically by a browser to display linked or embedded data objects. For example, following a link to a pdf file automatically starts Adobe Acrobat Reader, the helper required to view pdf files. Helpers are different than plugins in that they can be run independently of the browser, and they display content in a separate window rather than embedded in the body of the rest of the Web page.
A program used by the INed editor to provide extra functions for a particular type of data file.
A program launched or used by a browser (such as Netscape Navigator) to process files that the browser cannot handle internally. Most users have helper applications to play sound or movie files, to uncompress compressed files or to unstuff archives.