16. Multimedia

The Windows Runtime includes a range of different options for working with audio and video multimedia content within your Windows Store apps. Several components are available that provide out-of-the box experiences for both playback and capture that require only a few lines of code to get running. Additionally, the Windows Runtime also provides mechanisms that can be used to offer highly customized experiences and deep integration into your apps, depending on your specific needs.

You have already seen some examples of the Windows Runtime multimedia functionality in action throughout some of the other chapters in this book. Chapter 7, Connecting to the Cloud showed how to play back multimedia files stored in SkyDrive (OneDrive). ...

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