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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by custangro, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. custangro

    custangro Member
    Thread Starter

    I have an idea for a media converter app...

    I can provide the backend (servers and such) if someone has the knowhow to write an android app :)

    PM for more info :)
     


  2. tavioturner

    tavioturner Lurker

    What kind of media are you trying to convert?
     
  3. custangro

    custangro Member
    Thread Starter

    Video
     
  4. LordQuackstar

    LordQuackstar Newbie

    So your wanting to upload 100 MB+ video's (or even 50 MB+) to some server over cellular, wait a few minuites, then download the file again with equal size over cellular onto your phone?! Thats going to take FOREVER

    Or, you wanting to encode the video on your phone, melting your phone and killing the battery?

    I see no market for this... People that know what encoding is would simply plug their phone into a computer and use their favorite encoding program
     
  5. custangro

    custangro Member
    Thread Starter

    No
     
  6. LordQuackstar

    LordQuackstar Newbie

    So how do you plan getting the video from the phone to your server's then?
     
  7. custangro

    custangro Member
    Thread Starter

    I am only interested in speaking with people who want to help me with how it can work not with people who just say how it can't work.

    Thank you :)

    -C
     
  8. There is a lot more to application development than "having a server", is what the user was trying to say. Serverside applications are a bad idea for large video files in general - takes lots of useless transfer. I'll look into what can be done on phones though..
     
  9. custangro

    custangro Member
    Thread Starter

    Yes I know that there is more to it than "having a server"...I am a sysadmin with LAMP experience , so im familiar with what it takes to run an application (funny because its been my experience that programmers don't)

    In any event I was just saying that I have access to many servers (farms) if need be...

    All I lack is knowledge in programming language :\
     
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