Announcing: Microsoft Smooth Streaming Client SDK for Windows Phone 8.1

Posted: Apr 02, 2014  0 comments  

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Windows Azure Media Services team is very pleased to announce Smooth Streaming Client SDK for Windows Phone 8.1 aligned with the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 at //Build/ conference today.

This release includes the same features as Smooth Streaming Client SDK for Windows 8/8.1 and also uses the same API set which will help unifying development afford across Windows, Windows Phone and XBOX ONE applications.

 

 

 

 Smooth Streaming Client SDK release supports:

  • WP 8.1 store app XAML and HTML5/JS applications
  • On-demand Playback (Play, Pause, Seek, Stop)
  • Live playback with seeking capabilities (Play, Pause, Seek, Go-to-Live)*
  • Support for video codes - H.264, VC-1
  • Support for Audio codecs - AAC, WMA Pro
  • Multiple audio language switching with APIs*
  • Track-selection for playback (for example, restrict the available bitrates)*
  • Text and Spare Track APIs*
  • Content protection - Microsoft PlayReady integration.(PlayReady SDK can be downloaded from here)
  • Trickplay (slow motion, fast-forward and rewind)
(**) this version is only supported on Windows Phone 8.1 and with Visual Studio 2013 update 2. You can get the Windows 8 version from here and Windows 8.1 version from here.

(*) Some of these features aren't supported with Windows Phone 8.1 default APIs. To enable these features, you need to use the Smooth Streaming Client SDK APIs.

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