# MediaPlaybackSession.PlaybackRateMediaPlaybackSession.PlaybackRateMediaPlaybackSession.PlaybackRateMediaPlaybackSession.PlaybackRateMediaPlaybackSession.PlaybackRate Property

## Definition

Gets or sets a value representing the current playback rate for the MediaPlaybackSession.

``public : double PlaybackRate { get; set; }``
``````double PlaybackRate();

void PlaybackRate(double playbackrate);``````
``public double PlaybackRate { get; set; }``
``Public ReadWrite Property PlaybackRate As double``
``````var double = mediaPlaybackSession.playbackRate;
mediaPlaybackSession.playbackRate = double;``````

#### Property Value

double double double

The current playback rate for the MediaPlaybackSession.

## Remarks

This value is expressed as a ratio of the desired rate to the normal playback rate. For example, a value of 1.5 sets the playback rate to 150% of the original.

The playback rate can't be set to a value greater than 1.0 while a MediaPlaybackItem with CanSkip set to false is playing. Attempting to do so will cause an exception to be thrown.