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Chromeless Custom Youtube Video Player using Microsoft Player Framework ?

Topics: Windows 8 JavaScript, Windows 8 Xaml
Sep 29, 2012 at 1:37 PM

Does someone have a guide to create a custom player(skin) for playing youtube videos
using the chromeless youtube API ?
This is for basically embeding Youtube videos in Windows 8 apps without the default youtube chrome.
Any help or pointers is highly appreciated.


Nov 27, 2012 at 7:46 PM

If the youtube video is encoded as a file that is supported by Windows 8, it can be played with the video tag or the player framework in your app. If it is a Flash video it won't work without building a custom media foundation extension (a very advanced task). 

Here's a list of supported video formats in Win8...

Look for the section: Video and audio support for Metro style apps