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Silverlight Media Player for WordPress


Microsoft Silverlight is a browser plugin for enabling rich internet and media applications. This plugin makes it easy for WordPress content authors
to add Silverlight media content – including Smooth Streaming content – to their blog posts and/or pages using a simple command to specify the location of the media. This player uses the Silverlight Media Framework 2.0, an Open Source project from Microsoft (


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Does this work with any media file?

No, this requires the media to be a supported type by Silverlight. This does include, however, H.264 encoded media in an MP4 container.

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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