Eric Anderson's Blog

A dollop of all things Media (Center | Extender | Player)

October, 2006

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About Eric Anderson's Blog

I'm a Program Manager in the Media Center Devices group, although I've been working for the last several years in Windows on the video renderers and playback infrastructure. My aim with this blog is to post some interesting topics on the direction media is taking, and get some insight and feedback from the community.

In a sentence: If it does media, I want to talk about it!

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    Building a playback app (DShow vs. MF vs. OCX)

    If you want to add audio/video playback capabilities to your Windows application, you have several options to choose from. For tighter control, you can take advantage of the API exposed in lower-level infrastructure components, like DirectShow, the Format...
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    Who’s got the better WMP – Vista or XP?

    By now, you’ve probably downloaded Beta 2 of WMP 11 on your Windows XP system. Is it better? There are quite a few blogs already debating that topic, but if you ask my opinion – it is. This is the first version of WMP that I can actually use to manage...
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