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What’s The Difference Between An Add-On And An Add-In

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 by | Filed Under: Computer Terms, Quick Tips
 
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Cel from St. Paul, Minnesota writes:

Great site, great people, two thumbs up! What is the difference between Add-ons and Add-Ins. Thanks!

Cel, an Add-on often refers to a program like a tool bar or a media player flash that you can add on to your Internet  browser to perform additional functions.

 

Add in refers to a component such as a graphics card or additional memory, that you can add to a computer to improve its capabilities. They can sometimes also be referred to as an Add-on.

Hope that clears things up.

~ Cynthia

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