What Is ActiveX?

September 6, 2022

ActiveX is a deprecated software framework for functionality and data sharing through the world wide web. ActiveX uses modules (ActiveX controls) to extend a browser's functionality, similar to Java applets. For example, Internet Explorer uses ActiveX for reading PDF files in-browser.

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