I am trying to issue an open from my web app to launch a third party software application. I also need to minimize the browser window in order to operate the the newly open application. Once I finish with the tasks I need to close the third party software maximize my browser window and return to my Web App. Any ideas on how to: Open or Launch an application from your web app or web page and on how to maximize and minimize the browser win from a web page. if you have any ideas I like to thank you in advance for helping out.