MediaElement.NaturalVideoHeight Property

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Gets the height of the video associated with the media.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public ReadOnly Property NaturalVideoHeight As Integer
public int NaturalVideoHeight { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The height of the video that is associated with the media, in pixels. Audio files will return 0. The default value is 0.


Dependency property identifier field: NaturalVideoHeightProperty

Developers using the MediaElement can choose to stretch the video as they wish (there are multiple Stretch modes available), but the natural render resolution, which is the default size that video is drawn, is returned by the NaturalVideoWidth and NaturalVideoHeight properties.

NaturalVideoHeight is not available until the MediaOpened event has been raised.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.