MediaElementState MediaElementState MediaElementState MediaElementState Enum


Defines the potential states of a MediaElement object.

public : enum class MediaElementStatepublic enum MediaElementStatePublic Enum MediaElementState// This API is not available in Javascript.
<object property="enumMemberName"/>
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


Buffering Buffering Buffering Buffering

The MediaElement is loading the media for playback. Its Position does not advance during this state. If the MediaElement was already playing video, it continues to display the last displayed frame.

Closed Closed Closed Closed

The MediaElement contains no media. The MediaElement displays a transparent frame.

Opening Opening Opening Opening

The MediaElement is validating and attempting to load the specified source.

Paused Paused Paused Paused

The MediaElement does not advance its Position. If the MediaElement was playing video, it continues to display the current frame.

Playing Playing Playing Playing

The MediaElement is playing the current media source.

Stopped Stopped Stopped Stopped

The MediaElement contains media but is not playing or paused. Its Position is 0 and does not advance. If the loaded media is video, the MediaElement displays the first frame.