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Media Player Showing Clear Color

OK so this one is confusing. I am trying to use a media player to play a video in a UI Widget.

However when I play the game in PIE or in a package build the video does not work at all.

I can see the video for 1 frame then it goes to the clear color in the media texture.

I know it is going to the clear color because I set it to hot pink and that is what I see:

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BUT if I load up the media player in the editor and hit play I can see in the preview port that everything is working and the video renders.

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I have seen numerous threads about the file paths and everything but this seems to be something different...

Help!

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asked Nov 02 '16 at 01:44 AM in Rendering

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OK I figured this one out on my own... None of the tutorials I followed mentioned opening the media source in BP. You need to do that before you can play it.

Yay!!

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You need to Open Media Source before you play the media. If you do not it will go to the texture clear color.

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answered Nov 02 '16 at 02:07 AM

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