Windows Media Center Software Development Kit

Documentation, tools, and sample code for developing Windows Media Center applications and services.
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      The Windows Media Center Software Development Kit is designed to help developers create applications and software components that take advantage of features provided by Windows Media Center.

      This release includes documentation, tools, sample code and Visual Studio 2005 project templates for the following Windows Media Center platform models:

      1. Windows Media Center Presentation Layer Application (Local, Background and Web)
      2. Hosted HTML
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate

      To create and run Windows Media Center applications:

      • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

      Additional Software Prerequisites

      To use Windows Media Center Presentation Layer Application project templates for Visual Studio:

    • Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
    • Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
    • Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
    • Visual Studio 2005 Team System Edition
    • Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
    • Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition
    • Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition
    • Visual Studio 2008 Team System Edition

    • Click the Download link to start the download.
      Select "Open" to start the install immediately. OR
      Select "Save" to copy the download to your machine for installation at a later time.
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