MediaElement.NaturalVideoWidth Property

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Gets the width of the video associated with the media.

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


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

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The width of the video associated with the media. The default value is 0.


Dependency property identifier field: NaturalVideoWidthProperty

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.

NaturalVideoWidth is not accurate 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.