IWMPPlayer4::get_playerApplication method

The get_playerApplication method retrieves a pointer to an IWMPPlayerApplication interface when a remoted Windows Media Player control is running.


HRESULT get_playerApplication(
  IWMPPlayerApplication **ppIWMPPlayerApplication



Pointer to a pointer to an IWMPPlayerApplication interface.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.


This method is used only when remoting the Windows Media Player control. If the retrieved value is null, the Player control is not embedded in remote mode.

This method is only accessible in C++ code or in script code in skins through the playerApplication global variable.


Minimum supported client Windows Media Player 9 Series or later.
Target Platform Windows
Header wmp.h
DLL Wmp.dll

See also

Global Attributes

IWMPPlayer4 Interface

IWMPPlayerApplication Interface

Remoting the Windows Media Player Control