The list below contains the AWT containers with their brief descriptions.
|Applet||This subclass of Panel is actually part of the java.applet package. It is the base class for all applets.|
|Container||The base class from which all containers inherit.|
|Dialog||A window suitable for dialog boxes.|
|Frame||A window suitable for use as the main window of an application. In AWT, Frame is the only container that can contain a MenuBar and related menu components.|
|Panel||A generic container used to create nested layouts.|
|ScrollPane||A container that contains a single child and allows that child to be scrolled vertically and horizontally.|
|Window||A heavyweight window with no titlebar or other decoration, suitable for pop-up menus and similar uses.|