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Can't Play mp4 File Coming from a https Storage site in MediaPlayerElement RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm developing a UWP app that has a collection of properties of type MediaSource and each element in the collection is assigned to a source from a URI class:

    Video = MediaSource.CreateFromUri(new Uri("https://storage.cloud.google.com/video_bucket/video.mp4"))

    The video is supposed to play inside a MediaPlayerElement control. The control's source is bound to the MediaSource property through a view model. The video in each element of the collection changes when the user clicks a Next  AppBarButton controlled by a Command Object. The control played each video correctly when I tested the above code using a localhost site on an IIS server I set up:

    Video = MediaSource.CreateFromUri(new Uri("http://locahost/images/video.mp4"))

    But when I switched to the above  https URI, I get the following error from the MediaPlayerElement control-Unidentified file type or invalid path.

    Any suggestions on how I can fix this?

    • Moved by CoolDadTx Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:33 PM UWA related
    Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:50 AM

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  • Hi Generation Continuum,
    I viewed your description, it is mostly related to UWP. So I suggest you ask the questions in Microsoft Q&A forum and you can get more professional answer.
    Thank you for your understanding.
    Best Regards,
    Daniel Zhang


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    Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:50 AM