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Media Player SDK (Delphi/ActiveX) Installation Guide

The SDK is now available as a Delphi package, specifically designed for Delphi developers, and as an ActiveX control, which can be used in MFC, VB6, or any other ActiveX-compatible IDE. This dual availability ensures that Delphi developers have tailored support while also providing broad compatibility for developers working in diverse environments that support ActiveX.

Installation

  1. Download the latest version of the Media Player SDK: Visit the product page on our website and download the most recent version of the SDK. Ensure you select the appropriate version that is compatible with your development environment.
  2. Run the setup file: Once the download is complete, locate the setup file in your download directory and run it. This will initiate the installation process.
  3. Follow the installation wizard instructions: The setup will guide you through a series of steps. Read each prompt carefully and proceed by clicking the "Next" button. You might need to accept the license agreement and select the installation directory.
  4. Completion: After the installation is complete, navigate to the installation folder. Here, you will find various SDK samples and documentation that can help you get started with integrating the SDK into your projects.

Delphi Packages Installation

Please refer to the following Delphi installation guide for detailed instructions on installing the Media Player SDK packages in your IDE.

ActiveX installation

C++ Builder

SDK installation in C++ Builder involves importing the ActiveX control into your project. This process is straightforward and ensures that you can quickly start using the Media Player SDK in your C++ Builder projects.

Visual Basic 6

In Visual Basic 6, open your project and go to the "Project" menu. Select "Components", and then click "Browse". Locate the SDK’s ActiveX .ocx file and add it to your project. The components will now be available in your toolbox for use in your VB6 applications.

Visual Studio 2010 and later

For Visual Studio 2010 and newer versions, open your project in the IDE. Right-click on the toolbox and select "Choose Items". Navigate to the COM components tab, click "Browse", and select the ActiveX .ocx file from the SDK’s installation directory. This will add the components to your toolbox, ready to be dragged and dropped into your forms.

Conclusion

This comprehensive guide should ensure a smooth installation process, allowing you to quickly integrate and utilize the Media Player SDK in your preferred development environment. If you encounter any issues, consult the documentation or contact support for assistance.