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Can QtMultimedia play video on WinRT and Windows Phone?

  • Hi all.
    I have a simple Qt application. I did it for android and it works well. The app plays streaming video(HLS) using QtMultimedia. Now I want to port my application to Windows Phone, WinRT. I installed the app on Win Phone Emulator but video doesn't work.
    Is it my bad or QtMultimedia doesn't work on Windows Phone properly?

    I use last Qt 5.4

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    I have no experience with the WinRT port but from a quick look at the plugin it looks like it should work. It might also be an emulator issue. In any case I'd recommend posting this question on the interest mailing list you'll find there Qt's developers/maintainers (this forum is more user oriented). A look at the bug report system might also reveal something.

  • @SGaist Thank you for reply. I will try to install it on device. Do you know if qtmultimedia uses own backend for playing video(like gstreamer...) or native WinRT controls?

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    QtMultimedia's backends uses the platform API so AVFoundation on OS X, WMF/DirectX on windows etc. The GStreamer backend is used on non-android non-mac unix variants.