What is the difference between streaming and downloading?

Streaming is a protocol that makes it possible for a user to see a movie immediately after clicking on a link. While watching the film is loaded and nothing is stored on your hard drive. When downloading a movie, you must wait until the entire file is copied to your system before you can view it. After watching the movie you need to delete it yourself. Each protocol has its advantages and disadvantages, so the best choice depends on the type of website and what content is offered.

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