Windows CE .NET

This property retrieves the buffering time, which is the time allocated for buffering incoming data before playback begins. This property is read-only.

Compatibility: Windows Media Player

[ dblTime = ] MediaPlayer.BufferingTime


Double value specifying the buffering time, in milliseconds. The minimum value is 1, while the maximum value is 30000. If no value is supplied, the property defaults to 5000.


The value for the BufferingTime property is reflected in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Netshow\Player\General\Buffering Time registry key. For more information, see Windows Media Technologies Registry Settings.

The default value to use for Advanced Streaming Format (ASF) content is 5000 (5 seconds).


OS Versions: Windows CE 3.0 and later.

See Also

Windows Media Player Properties | Compatibility Modes | Monitoring Stream Status and Network Reception | Buffering | BufferingCount | BufferingProgress

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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