Media on Nokia S60
Silverlight for Symbian enables the use of media on Nokia S60 devices. This topic describes supported media features, supported codecs, and additional information about using media on Nokia S60 devices.
Nokia 5800 XPressMusic and Nokia N97 use the Nokia Nseries digital music player to play audio and video.
For additional information about using media on Nokia S60, see the following topics:
Silverlight for Symbian supports the following media features:
HTTP adaptive streaming is supported on IIS web servers only using IIS Smooth Streaming. For more information, see Adaptive Streaming on Nokia S60.
The following features are not supported:
HTTP traditional streaming
Built-in VCR controls
Multiple MediaElement controls in one plug-in
MediaElement control used as content within another Silverlight control
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rotation and skewing of videos (RotateTransform and SkewTransform)
Some members of MediaElement (see "MediaElement Support" later in this topic)
The following table shows the supported video codec and the associated file format.
H.264 – Baseline Profile
Levels 1, 1b, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 2 are supported for Nokia S60 (up to 2 Mbps) at 24 fps or higher.
The following table shows the supported audio codec and the associated file format.
The AAC-LC codec can also decode HE-AAC content.
The following table shows the recommended settings for progressive streaming on Nokia S60. In the most common scenarios for Nokia S60, the 3G(High) settings provide the best overall results.
Total Bit Rate
This section describes supported members of the MediaElement control. Use only the supported properties, methods, and events, which are listed here. Unsupported members of MediaElement do not throw exceptions. When you perform a get operation on an unsupported property, a default value is returned. When you perform a set operation on an unsupported property, the set operation is ignored or it fails.
The supported methods of MediaElement include the following:
The supported properties of MediaElement include the following:
The default volume is 0.5, if not specified by MediaElement.
The supported events of MediaElement include the following: