Examples include the Adobe Flash Player, a Java virtual machine (for Java applets), QuickTime, Microsoft Silverlight and the Unity Web Player. (Browser extensions, which are a separate type of installable module, are still widely in use.)
What is a plugin name?
If you spend enough time around social media and blogs, “plugin” is a term you are sure to run into. The term plugin or plugins refers to software. Think of it as a piece of software code that you can “plug in” to another software application — hence the name “plugin.”
What is the difference between an API and a plugin?
An API basically defines how a component interacts with a system, facilitating the communication between them. Plugin: also called an extension, a plugin is a software component that makes it possible to modify an existing computer program or platform, for instance, adding new features to it.
Whats the difference between an app and an API?
The only difference between the three app types (API, web, mobile) is the name and icon used for them in the Azure portal. So it no longer matters which app service type you choose to deploy to (unless you care what the icon looks like). Function apps are now the exception.
Which plugin format is best?
Currently, the best plugin format is VST3, as these work with Mac and Windows and almost every major DAW. It comes down to your DAW and what that DAW is compatible with when it comes to plugin formats.