[LAST CHANCE] How to Fast-Track the Value of Big Data

Add-On Manager

Definition - What does Add-On Manager mean?

An add-on manager, in applications used to access Internet, is a management section or process that keeps record of all the aiding software used by that application. Web browsers often use add-ons and add-on managers, which can be installed on either client systems or server systems, depending upon the type of add-on. Firefox and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) are examples of applications that use add-on managers.

Techopedia explains Add-On Manager

Options are available to customize user experience on the internet. An add-on manager helps users make the most of their time spent on the web. Add-ons are simply software applications that can help an application work better and perform more tasks than it was originally designed to. Some examples of add-ons include Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and image viewers, all within a single application such as a web browser. An add-on manager (within a web browser) saves a user's preferences so they do not have to change settings every time they log on.

Share this:

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
"Techopedia" on Twitter

Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.