The SMFv2 release introduces a whole new, more modular architecture with an extensive plug-in API for 3rd-party developers and partners.
It will also enable developers to selectively exclude libraries that aren't needed in their projects in order to avoid unnecessary file size increases.
This article describes how to get the Windows Media Player plugin working on Windows operating systems.
enables developers to quickly deploy a robust, scalable, customizable media player for IIS Smooth Streaming delivery.
The MMPPF builds on the core functionality of the Smooth Streaming Client (formerly known as the "Smooth Streaming Player Development Kit") and adds a large number of additional features, including an extensibility API that allows developers to create plugins for the framework.
The MMPPF also now includes full support for Windows Phone 7 so developers can incorporate high-end video playback experiences in their Windows Phone 7 applications.
The MMPPF is built on a proven code base with dozens of leading Smooth Streaming deployments, including Wimbledon, Sunday Night Football on NBCSports, the UEFA Super Cup on Canal+, Roland Garros and the Tour de France on France Télévisions and many others and by providing developers with source code they can more easily build these experiences for their deployments.
Key features in the framework include DVR, rewind, alternate language tracks, in-stream data feeds and analytics tracking.
Microsoft's open source media player framework - a component of the Microsoft Media Platform.
This project was formerly known as the Silverlight Media Framework (SMF).
For deployment to earlier versions of the runtime, take a look at Silverlight Media Framework 1.1 in the "Downloads" section of this site.
Some websites require the use of the Windows Media Player (WMP) plugin for certain content such as embedded audio and video.
The v2 framework will include plug-ins for Timed Text (DFXP), URL frame linking, a metadata framework, support for the Microsoft Silverlight Analytics Framework, support for multiple audio tracks, improved bitrate monitoring, support for Silverlight 4 global styling, a Java Script API, a logging plug-in, and a host of other new features.It also takes advantage of the new Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in Silverlight 4. NOTE: SMFv2 and the IIS Smooth Streaming Client 1.0 require Silverlight 4 for deployment.