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MediaElement.CanPlayType method

Returns an enumeration value that describes the likelihood that the current MediaElement and its client configuration can play that media source.

Syntax


public MediaCanPlayResponse CanPlayType(
  string type
)

Parameters

type

Type: System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

A string that describes the desired type as a MIME string.

Return value

Type: MediaCanPlayResponse

A value of the enumeration that describes the likelihood that the current media engine can play the source.

Requirements (device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls
Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

MediaElement

 

 

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