Chapter 10. Audio and Video


Silverlight’s support for audio and video is one of its key features in version 1.0. You can get outstanding video quality with Silverlight and make it go full screen—up to 720p high-definition quality on a reasonably-equipped computer—although its performance greatly depends on the computer viewing it. Video can be seamlessly intermixed with any other Silverlight content and transformed just like any other element.

Fortunately, due to the hard work that the Silverlight team had to do behind-the-scenes to enable this rich media functionality on all supported operating systems, taking advantage ...

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