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Adding multimedia (HTML)

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Purpose

This section contains information on how to use audio and video in your Windows Runtime app using JavaScript.

It covers how to capture multimedia, play audio and video, process image files, share or stream media with Play To, and transcode multimedia.

For performance guidance on using audio and video in Windows Runtime apps using JavaScript, see Audio and video performance.

For samples that demonstrate using audio and video in a Windows Runtime apps using JavaScript, see the Samples section in the Related topics below.

In this section

TopicDescription

Capturing or rendering audio, video, and images

This section contains information on how to capture photos and videos from a capture device, such as a built-in camera or connected webcam, and how to render audio streams in a Windows Runtime app using JavaScript.

Playing and previewing audio and video

This section contains topics on playing audio and video in your Windows Runtime app using JavaScript.

Processing image files

The Windows.Graphics.Imaging namespace lets you decode images and then edit the pixels and metadata. Then you can encode the result in various formats.

Transcoding

This section describes how to use the Windows.Media.Transcoding API to transcode audio and video files in your Windows Runtime app using JavaScript.

Supported audio and video formats

This section lists the audio and video formats that are supported in Windows Store apps using JavaScript and Windows Store apps using C++, C#, or Visual Basic.

 

Related topics

Roadmaps
Roadmap for Windows Store apps using JavaScript
Designing UX for apps
Samples
HTML media playback sample
Transcoding media sample
Media capture sample
Camera capture UI sample
Camera options UI sample
Device enumeration sample
Media extension sample
Real-Time communication sample
Media Play To sample
PlayToReceiver sample
Playback manager sample
Effects discovery sample
MediaStreamSource streaming sample
System media transport controls sample
Reference
Windows.Media
Windows.Media.Capture
Windows.Media.Devices
Windows.Media.MediaProperties
Windows.Media.Playlists
Windows.Media.PlayTo
Windows.Media.Protection
Windows.Media.Transcoding
HTML5 Audio and Video
Windows.Graphics.Imaging
Other resources
Supported audio and video formats
Audio and video performance
Using content ratings

 

 

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