Media Player that can be controlled from a Programming Language for Software Developers

Posted on 2011-04-23
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I am looking for a hidden Media Player that can be controlled from a Programming Language such as C++, VBasic, etc.

I want to be able to sell the result program as a software developer.

Thank you guys
Question by:New_Alex
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    If you are using .Net from VB, C# or C++ you can access the DirectX media playing services, to launch a stand alone copy of Windows Media Player or embed it into your aplpication, visit the current DirectX/XNa website for information.


    You may also want to take a look at the SlimDX wrapper, and its examples:


    Direct Show might very well be old school, but if you don't want to look into slimDX then you might want to use the last official Microsoft Managed wrappers for media, these you will find various information sources about.  Though none from microsoft:

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