RTSP uri in media element RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi I am having problem with playing rtsp stream in media element.

    I am writting Windows 8.1 app and I have added MediaElement to my page. Now I want to set source of my media to 'rtsp://media1.law.harvard.edu/Media/policy_a/2012/02/02_unger.mov' (mov is supported as far as I know). But when i call element.Play() nothing happens ... 

    Is It possible out of the box?

    Another question:

    This link works:


    This doesnt:


    Both links allow you to downlod .mov file ... why the second doesn't work?

    Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:51 PM


  • Mediaplayer won't play the Harvard one.

    It gives an error


    Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.


    If Mediaplayer doesn't then you've got no chance with a mediaelement.

    Hope that helps.

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    Thursday, June 18, 2015 4:45 PM