Accessing content on removable storage
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Accessing content on removable storage (XAML)


Windows 8 provides support for accessing content on media and storage devices that use Windows Portable Devices (WPD), including Media Transport Protocol (MTP) devices and Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices.

The Windows.Devices.Portable namespace provides the StorageDevice class for enumerating removable storage devices and accessing them as a StorageFolder.

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Developer audience

The following topics are designed for use by app developers using C# or C++ to access content stored on WPD devices or other removable storage devices.

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