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customise player controls on player framework win8

Topics: Windows 8 Xaml
Jun 28, 2012 at 2:08 PM


For a metro style app using XAML/C#, Is it possible to customize the player controls i.e.

1. Replace standard play or mute icon with our own icons.

2. Remove a control like removing the timeline bar/progress bar showing the video played time.

How can this be done ?






Jul 11, 2012 at 2:42 AM

Hello, yes, you can style the player by subsituting your own xaml for the framework by setting the Style property.

We're working on a new sample to help demonstrate this and will be releasing it soon.


Jul 11, 2012 at 7:09 AM

Thanks Tim. Looking forward to the sample.


Jul 18, 2012 at 7:30 PM

The new sample is now available with new Preview 4 release. Download source zip, run the xaml solution and Check out the "Player Styling" sample.