"In this post I'll cover how to build a basic HTML5 Metro Style Smooth Streaming Player using the IIS Smooth Streaming Client SDK Beta for Metro Style Apps. This basic application enables the HTML5 <Video> tag with Smooth Streaming in Metro style apps. For rich applications and general player development, I strongly encourage you to use the Microsoft Media Platform Player Framework. You can get more information about the Player Framework here.
Later, I will cover "How to build a basic XAML Smooth Streaming Metro Style Player" in a separate post.
- Windows 8 Consumer Preview (32-bit or 64-bit) OS. You can get from here.
- You should have either Visual Studio 11 Express Beta for Windows 8 or Visual Studio 11 Beta installed on Windows 8. You can get more information on this here.
- Install the "Microsoft IIS Smooth Streaming Client SDK Beta 1 for Windows 8 Metro Style Apps" from here.
Note: This post is based on pre-release (Beta) builds of software and components; therefore, some features might not be available or supported for some devices and subject to change without notification.
Seemed like a great companion post to my previous one announcing the release of this player...