Multimedia buffering

by AliBaba » Mon, 09 Feb 2009 23:59:27 GMT

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 Hi All,

I am trying to run the media player from API Demo by specifying the
http based url of the video. In specific I want to play streaming

By debugging I found that it is showing the logs for streaming the
video from 1-100 %. But then also it is not playing the video. Can
anybody please help me where(file location) streamed video file get
stored on Android.



Multimedia buffering

by Dave Sparks » Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:56:15 GMT

 The files are not stored, they are streamed into a temporary memory

What kind of file are you trying to stream? If it's an MP4 file, you
need to make sure that the 'moov' atom comes before the 'mdat' atom.


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Multimedia buffering

by dillirao malipeddi » Tue, 10 Feb 2009 06:40:09 GMT

 Based on the API the video should be progressive download
and the video quality should be low

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Multimedia buffering

by AliBaba » Tue, 10 Feb 2009 14:59:23 GMT

 How to set darwin streaming server on windows ?
from where i can download it for windows ?


Multimedia buffering

by AliBaba » Wed, 11 Feb 2009 14:24:47 GMT

 I have downloaded the darwin streaming server but can some one please
help how to install it on Windows XP.

I am trying to install it as per instructions but it is showing an
error that "fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'grp.h' "

Can someone please help me.


Multimedia buffering

by AliBaba » Wed, 11 Feb 2009 17:42:25 GMT

 I am still unable to play videos from rtsp server. I have initialised
path variable in API Demo with "rtsp://
But still it is not playing this video.

Can anybody provide any rtsp link(video on rtsp server), so that I can
assign that value to path variable and it will work ?


Multimedia buffering

by Harishkumar V » Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:34:22 GMT


I am also facing the same error.

in the  file given in the api demos, i gave the
url stream path as

then when i executed the mediaplayer, it does not play video it got crashed.

when i try to play youtube video file using browser from, it
starts to load video, but does not play it.
it gives Error(-1,0).

Thanks and Regards,


Multimedia buffering

by AliBaba » Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:10:34 GMT

 Yes Harish, I am also wondering why it is not playing streaming video
even though We are using the standard code of API Demo.

I found below link of video streaming application, but from this link
also source code has been removed.

As per suggestions in earlier responses I am trying to use rstp link,
but failing in that case too.

Can some one please bring out any working rstp link or any work-around
or solution that can be used to play streaming video.


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