Updated Windows Phone 7 Codecs list

With the release of the final developer tools Microsoft has also updated the list of supported media codecs in Windows Phone 7 . This new list is a lot more detailed than the previous one and is a must read for all developers building multimedia applications. As you can see below only the WMV Simple and Main-Profile video codecs iare supported in the Emulator so you will definitely have to test your application on a real device before submitting it to the Marketplace. Check the full list below:

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Samsung Cetus i917 shows up in Microsoft video

First-off, sorry of the big server downtime. The damn thing went down when I was posting this sorry more than 12hours ago and never came back. Thanks for the tips about the story afterwards but I only received them a few minutes ago (and I had already seen the video and the Samsung Cetus that was hiding in there :-) ). As you will see in the “Meet the Windows Phone 7 Team” Microsoft video below starting at 15:20 Charlie Kindel has a Samung Cetus i917 device in his hands:

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