Hello all,

i am in need of developing an application (writing a C/c++ code ) to Run an application(say for example a vlc player or any as such) from the Code and get its process ID and perform certain manipulation and then kill it .....

i want the application to run both in windows and Linux too..

Anyone here suggest me how to do this....

i heard like "system" command would be of help

i have been googling for good tutorials but no help..

Anyone here guide me...

any help is highly appreciated

thanks and regards