The android multimedia framework includes support for playing variety of common media types so that you can easily integrate audio video and images into your applications. Android natively only supports certain types of formats.
It offers a few plugin options with extra functions.
Playing video in android. I am developing a sample media player app in android to play online videos i have developed some code to play videos. If you re having trouble playing local videos the first thing you should check out is whether the sd card becomes loose. Make sure the video and audio encoding type is supported.
Mp4 is just a container the video and audio stream inside it will both be encoded in different formats. Archos is one of the more popular video player apps on android. Therefore please look up memory card in sd card slot and make sure that it s locked in place.
It plays video from sd card very well but i am facing two issues in this respect. It can play almost all kinds of videos without any problem. The android widget videoview class provides methods to play and control the video player.
This is just like how we did in our tutorial for playing an audio file using the mediaplayer class firstly on the left hand side of our android studio make sure we are on the project sidebar and under android. The mx player is a renowned video player apps for the android device with a smooth and user friendly interface. It supports most video file types including mkv mp4 avi wmv flv etc along with various subtitle file types like srt sub ass.
By the help of mediacontroller and videoview classes we can play the video files in android. The android widget mediacontroller is a view that contains media controls like play pause previous next fast forward rewind etc. Screenshot of our user interface adding our video file in the android app.
It has some beautiful features and also has multi code decoding capability. The commonly used methods of videoview class are as follows. If your sd card is unexpectedly removed while your videos are saved in it there is no chance you can play videos on android.
Just because it says mp4 doesn t automatically mean it should be playable. This is the list here.