AXMEDIS MPEG-21 player for PC is capable of: Loading and playing protected and non protected AXMEDIS objects. The AXMEDIS objects may contain any kind of digital resources. Those that can be directly played the AXMEDIS PC player can be: images (almost any format) video in almost any format document in PDF PPT XLS PS etc..(in some cases the play is performed by using specific Active X) audio files (almost any format) animations etc. And Presentation files gluing the content file together such as: SMIL HTML FLASHm and MPEG-4. The player is capable to distinguish from links towards internal resources and those referring to external file via URI Playing of timed resources (video and audio) with functionalities of STOP PLAY PAUSE fast forward fast backward etc. Playing of visual resources with functionalities (for video and images) of ZOOM resize etc. Supporting full AXMEDIS DRM and protection including reporting and Action Logs Showing the AXMEDIS hierarchy and as well as the MPEG-21 hierarchy Navigating into the AXMEDISMPEG-21 structure and presentation layers included. Presentation files gluing the content file together such as: SMIL and HTML and creating connected scenarios among the several resourcesobjects that can be included into an AXMEDIS object. They may in turn contain styles and java scripts Showing full details of all Metadata and descriptors included Supporting AXMEDIS plug in technology for new processing tools and AXMEDIS protection tools Supporting inclusion of FLASH animations.