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Displaying Pictures and Playing Video

This section provides overviews about how to use the Media API to retrieve system media, including pictures, songs, and video.

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Media Overview
Provides a high-level overview about the capabilities—such as playing music and video and accessing pictures—of the Media API in XNA Game Studio.
Accessing Pictures from a Picture Album
Demonstrates how to access pictures in a picture album using the Media API on Windows Phone.
Playing a Video
Demonstrates how to use the VideoPlayer to play a video.
Playing a Video on a Surface
Demonstrates how to use the VideoPlayer to play back videos on the surface of a quad.

Related Overview Topics

Playing a Song
Demonstrates how to play a song from a user's media library.
Playing a Song from a URI
Demonstrates how to use the MediaPlayer to play a song from a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

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