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The Windows Media Player Mobile control can be used by both managed and native applications to replay audio and video.


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The Windows Mobile Developer Wiki, Windows Media Player Mobile page.

Windows Media Player 11 SDK

The Windows Media Player SDK documentation on MSDN includes reference topics for the Windows Media Player Mobile control.

Using the Windows Media Player Mobile control with Native code

The Code Guru site is a third-party website that hosts an article on adding the media player to your C++ application.

Hosting the Windows Media Player ActiveX control inside of a .NET Compact Framework application

A third-party website article on using the media player in a Form within a managed application.

Windows Mobile Features (Managed)

The Microsoft.WindowsMobile.Status.SystemState class includes support for detecting the current activity of the Windows Media Player Mobile control.

Starter Kits

One of the Starter Kits controls the Windows Media Player Mobile from within a Today screen component.

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