Player Framework for Windows 8 (Preview 7)

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Released: Oct 28, 2012
Updated: Oct 28, 2012 by mdowney
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Release Notes

This release is compatible with the version of the Smooth Streaming SDK released today (10/26). Release 1 of the player framework is expected to be available next week.
IMPROVEMENTS & FIXES
  • IMPORTANT: List of breaking changes from preview 6
  • Support for the latest smooth streaming SDK.
  • Xaml only: Support for moving any of the UI elements outside the MediaPlayer (e.g. into the appbar). Note: Equivelent changes to the JS version due in coming week.
  • Support for localizing all text used in the player framework
  • New samples
  • Suspend & resume sample code
  • Support for light theme
  • Misc improvements to TTML captions. (Significant performance improvement to caption parsing in JS version).
  • During PlayTo, visual state is now consistent with with video tag
  • Fix for FreeWheel midroll scheduling
  • User agent now supplied for ad related requests
  • Other misc improvements and fixes
ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS
Smooth Streaming Client SDK for Windows 8 Applications
Microsoft PlayReady Client SDK for Windows 8 Applications

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