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Audio and Video in WPF

Play Audio and Video in WPF

ComponentOne MediaPlayer for WPF provides easy playback controls for video and audio files.

  • Supports all common file formats supported in WPF including MP4
  • Enhance the video playback experience with playlists, chapter lists and overlays
  • Style the playback controls with 20+ themes including material and Office
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Why Choose MediaPlayer for WPF?


Get Out-of-the-box Playback Controls

ComponentOne MediaPlayer provides playback controls to easily run video and audio files in your .NET Framework applications.

Enhanced MediaPlayer

Enhanced Video Playback

Enhance the video playback for the user with playlists, chapter lists, full screen mode, and video overlays.

Unobtrusive MediaPlayer

Unobtrusive Display

When the user's cursor becomes idle, the WPF MediaPlayer buttons fade away, revealing only the video frame.

WPF MediaPlayer Key Features

Supported File Formats

The WPF MediaPlayer supports common video file formats such as WMV, MPEG, AVI and MP4 and audio files like MP3 and WAV. It uses the underlying WPF MediaElement and provides playback buttons and other features on top. File formats are limited to what are supported in Windows Presentation Foundation, as well as what codecs the user has installed. See all Supported File Types.

Create Playlists

Create your own playlists in XAML or in code. The user can select media files from a playlist or choose to watch them all in order. Display thumbnails and a duration for each media file in a playlist.

Overlay Support

With MediaPlayer for WPF, you can add overlays to display logos, banner ads, and more.

Additional Features

Full Screen Mode

The WPF MediaPlayer features a full screen button in the bottom right corner, enabling users to view video files at full screen.


The WPF MediaPlayer can be configured to auto-play files when the window loads.

20+ WPF Themes

Get a look that matches your application with support for 20+ WPF themes. See all available themes.