[Mono-list] Alternative to embedded Windows Media Player

Damien maitredede at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 19:45:46 UTC 2012


You have the VLC project (http://www.videolan.org/) that can achieve this.
It is cross plateform, and there is a programmatic interface you can use
with DllImports.
You can find a few outdated wrappers here :
http://wiki.videolan.org/C_Sharpbut it is a good start.


2012/3/8 KeithBoynton <keithboynton at flaredesign.co.uk>

> I have a Windows .NET C# Winforms application that I'm looking to port to
> OS-X (Lion) using Mono.
> At the moment the application using an embedded Windows Media Player
> control
> to play some MP3s. I expose the play, pause, stop, volume and location bar
> (for jumping around the clips) controls on the form and also
> programmatically set the media URLs and control the clip location and
> volume. I also use the playstate and locationchanged events.
> When trying to run my app on mono on OS-X I get the following error:
> COM/ActiveX support is not implemented
> I think this is probably expected and I need an alternative to Windows
> Media
> Player that I can embed on my form to play MP3s.
> I've searched around and there seems to be a few options but nothing seems
> well covered/documented.
> Does anyone know of an alternative to WMP that can be embedded in a form
> exposing some of the controls but also allowing programmatic control?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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