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Obsolete public void Play();


MovieTexture has been deprecated. Refer to the new movie playback solution VideoPlayer.

Starts playing the movie. Note that a running MovieTexture will use a lot of CPU power, and it will continue running until it is manually stopped or a new level is loaded.

Also note that MovieTextures does not behave exactly the same as for example audio clips. When you call the Play() method on a MovieTexture, it is the Asset that will start playing, and not a particular instance of the movie. This means that if you have for example several planes in your Scene, all having the same MovieTexture set as their materials texture, when you call Play() on one of them, every instance of the Movie will start playing.

See Also: Stop, audioClip.

using UnityEngine;

public class Example : MonoBehaviour { // Assigns a movie texture to the current transform and pauses it immediately

MovieTexture movTexture;

void Start() { GetComponent<Renderer>().material.mainTexture = movTexture; movTexture.Play(); } }

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