SlingPlayer Plug-in 188.8.131.527
Right off the bat, you must purchase any of the Sling devices and connect them to your cable TV or satellite provides. The next step is to create a Sling account and install any of the Slingplayer applications that offer you the possibility to access your TV programs on desktop computers or on mobile devices.
Effortless to install browser extension that allows you to access the Sling service from your browser
The SlingPlayer Plug-in software package comes with an easy to deploy installer that integrates the Slingplayer internet plug-ins into your Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari web browsers, regardless of the operating systems your are using (Mac or Windows).
Once the installation process is over, you might have to manually activate the plug-in inside the respective browsers, and then you will be able to take advantage of the Sling service capabilities directly through the browser.
Noteworthy is that you must login to your Sling account, and that at least one Sling device must be associated with the account. All in all, the whole experience is quite intuitive, and after the initial setup, no further adjustments are required.
Watch live TV or shows recorded by your Sling device from a web browser
The SlingPlayer Plug-ins work with four popular web browsers and offer you the possibility to control your Sling device from virtually anywhere in the world. Once installed, you will be able to watch Live TV or recorded programs on your network, or by connecting remotely.
To conclude, if you are using a Sling device and you want to have access to the service within your web browser, to make the initial setup or to actually watch your favorite shows, the SlingPlayer Plug-ins have to be installed on your system.
Reviewed by Iulia Ivan on September 3rd, 2014
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Application descriptionSlingPlayer Plug-in is a very useful web browser plug-in designed to be a web based SlingPlayer for streaming from Sli...