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    Microsoft® Silverlight™ 3 SDK

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    The Microsoft® Silverlight™ 3 Software Development Kit provides libraries and tools for developing Silverlight applications.
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      9.5 MB

        The Microsoft® Silverlight™ 3 SDK contains online documentation, online samples, libraries and tools for developing Silverlight 3 applications.
        Usage of the SDK is subject to the SDK License (included in the package).
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        No other requirements.
      • Before installing this Silverlight 3 SDK, please remove any previous Silverlight 3 SDK install.

        If you have installed or plan to install Microsoft Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008, please skip installing the Silverlight SDK directly. Silverlight 3 SDK is installed by Microsoft Silverlight Tools. For more on that click here.

        To build Silverlight 3 applications, you can install Silverlight 3 for Developers here.

      • If you are interested in installing the Silverlight SDK Standalone Documentation, please go here.

        If you plan on building East Asian Silverlight applications, please install East Asian language support on non-East Asian versions of Windows OS older than Windows Vista. (E.g. on Windows XP See - Control Panel | Regional and Language Options | Languages | Supplemental language support)

        For links to previous releases of the SDK please visit the Silverlight Release History page located here.