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The Microsoft Windows Media Player control is built on Microsoft DirectShow technology. DirectShow is based on Component Object Model (COM) architecture, which employs components called filtersthat can be plugged in to process multimedia data. Each filter is designed to receive digital input, process the data, and pass the results on to the next filter. The filters are arranged in a configuration called a filter graph.

DirectShow technology is based on several Microsoft services, including: