Adobe Shockwave Player (formerly known as Macromedia Shockwave Player) is a plug-You can play streaming multimedia content in all of the popular browsers, including those for web applications, vector animation and presentations.The degree is to work in a 3D environment and has multimedia aspects, videos, browser games and mobile apps as well.The user can interact with virtual models via multiple ways including dimensional models. You can still use Adobe Flash Player with the same technology with a few exceptions.
Xtras is a plugin that allows additional features that Shockwave uses, including software file management, hardware acceleration, and sophisticated multimedia options. These extensions support products such as Adobe Director, Adobe Authorware and Adobe Freehand.
Nowadays, in most cases, there is no need to specifically install this player, as Shockwave technology is gradually being replaced by HTML5 technology. A player does not receive installation of the technology by default, but if the player is visiting a website using this technology the browser is asked for installation.