The MST Applet Viewer for Java is a web-based Java application. The viewer is a Java applet and the server component is Java application deployed with an application server such as Apache Tomcat, IBM WebSphere, OracleGlassfish, Red Hat JBoss, and others. The document is decoded on the server and requested pages are streamed back to the Java applet as JPEG images. Functions such as zooming, rotation, image filters are executed on the workstation without sending a request to the server.
Yes, MST Applet Viewer supports client-server architecture.
The following are some of the features that are performed by the server:
The following are some of the features that can be performed within the viewer:
MST server also contains built in connectors to various ECMs(i.e. IBM FileNetP8, IBM Content Manager 8, EMC Documentum,Microsoft SharePoint).
MST Applet Viewer requires JRE Version 1.5 or higher for deployment.
MST Applet Viewer currently integrates with IBM FileNet 4.5 and higher, IBM Content Manager 8.4 and higher,Microsoft SharePoint 2007 and higher, EMC Documentum WebTop5 and higher, and all CMIS Compliant repositories.
Yes, MST Applet Viewer is CMIS compliant and can be integrated with any CMIS compliant ECM to retrieve, render, view and create annotations, and view and update document metadata.
Yes, MST Applet Viewer provides APIs that can be used to integrate the viewer with third party applications. Click here to view list of APIs.
Yes, MST Applet Viewer contains plugins that can be registered with IBM Content Navigator to load and view documents and their annotations directly from IBM Content Navigator web-based user interface.
The MST Applet Viewer supports hundreds of documents and image file formats. The viewer supports document formats such as PDF, MS Office documents; image formats such as multipage TIFF, JPEG, IBM proprietary formats (MO:DCA, IOCA, PTOCA). View the complete listing of Formats here.
MST Applet Viewer does not use Outside In Viewer Technology. MST develops its own custom built format libraries for rendering in its solutions.
The following is a sample list of file formats supported:
Currently the MST Applet Viewer saves annotation as a separate binary or XML file. The annotations are overlaid on top of the image when the document is rendered. The MST Applet Viewer does provide the feature to burn annotations permanently on the document or image while saving or exporting it.
Yes, MST Applet Viewer supports the following IBM proprietary formats:
MST Applet Viewer can easily deploy on the following server operating systems:
The MST Applet Viewer requires a Java supporting application server such as Apache Web Server, Apache Tomcat, Red Hat JBoss, Oracle Glassfish, IBM WebSphere, andany other application server' for deployment.
Yes, at MST we have provided customized viewers to meet the various requirements of our customers such as adding or customizing set of exposed APIs, adding or modifying preferences to control functions of the viewer, corporate branding, providing custom connectors, and other features.