How to play m3u8 format stream videos in android

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  1. saravanancitian

    saravanancitian New Member
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    Hi,

    I want to write a code for playing the playlist stream video file which is m3u8 format. If I give the source url link of the playlist (m3u8) in the MediaPlayer, it throws exception. Can you please help me for finding the solution.


    Thanks in Advance.
     

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  2. jalara

    jalara New Member
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    I am also looking for this solution.

    Thanks.
     
  3. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    Welcome to AF

    The MediaPlayer is bugged with regards to starting playlists via intents. You kinda have to roll your own solution.

    It wont ever understand a path to a playlist either m3u or m3u8 - unless they recently fixed that in honeycomb or something.

    Also feel free to drop by out app dev section: http://androidforums.com/application-development/
     
  4. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Well-Known Member
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    Dice Player can do this.
     
  5. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    Certainly 3rd Party media players probably all handle the intent correctly, but the default/stock Android media player does not. :(
     
  6. Janet55

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    Works great for many formats, though sometimes still need aneesoft to do converting~
     
  7. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    Just FYI, thes OP's question is a development question not a "what app can handle this" question.

    I'm gonna go ahead and move this to the development forum because the response are getting confused :)
     

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