Windows Media Player 11 SDK IWMPRemoteMediaServices::GetApplicationName 

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The GetApplicationName method is called by Windows Media Player to retrieve the name of the program that is hosting the remoted control.


    HRESULT GetApplicationName(
  BSTR*  pbstrName



[out]  Pointer to a BSTR containing the name of the host program.

Return Values

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

Value Description
S_OK The method succeeded.


This method is used only when remoting the Windows Media Player control.

The full mode of Windows Media Player displays the program name on the View menu under Switch to Other Program.

Windows Media Player 10 Mobile: This method is not supported.


Version: Windows Media Player 9 Series or later.

Header: Include wmp.h.

Library: Use wmp.dll.

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