Embedding Windows Media Player in LabVIEW

Updated Dec 1, 2023



  • LabVIEW

How do you get Windows Media Player on the front panel?

You can use Windows Media Player in the front panel of by using the ActiveX Technology to link the player on the front panel.
The following steps will show how to place the Windows Media Player on your front panel.
1.  On the front panel place an ActiveX container. This can be found in your control palette in Modern>> Containers>> ActiveX container

2. Right click the container and select Insert ActiveX Object
3. Scroll down the list and select Windows Media Player

Additional Information

In order to automate and control the Windows Media Player from the LabVIEW program you will be required to use the ActiveX Property Nodes and Invoke Nodes.