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iOS Build a Self-Destructing Message iPhone App Retrieving and Viewing Data from Parse.com Viewing Videos Using MPMoviePlayerController

Matthew Harvey
Matthew Harvey
3,128 Points

I Really need help converting the MPMoviePlayerController code into something that works in latest Xcode

What do I change this to in the header file?

@property (nonatomic, strong) MPMoviePlayerController *moviePlayer;

What do I change this to in the viewDidLoad method in the implementation file?

self.moviePlayer = [[MPMoviePlayerController alloc] init];

What do I change this to in the didSelectRowAtIndexPath in the implementation file?

PFFile *videoFile = [self.selectedMessage objectForKey:@"file"];
NSURL *fileUrl = [NSURL URLWithString:videoFile.url];
self.moviePlayer.contentURL = fileUrl;
[self.moviePlayer prepareToPlay];
[self.view addSubview:self.moviePlayer.view];
[self.moviePlayer setFullscreen:YES animated:YES];
Wilson Muñoz
Wilson Muñoz
16,913 Points

Hi, i'm right now trying to resolve this. I tried this and works a little:

PFFile *urlVideo = [self.selectedMessage objectForKey:@"file"];
        NSURL *fileURL = [NSURL URLWithString:urlVideo.url];

        self.moviePlayer = [AVPlayer playerWithURL:fileURL];
        AVPlayerItem *playerItem = [AVPlayerItem playerItemWithURL:fileURL];
        self.moviePlayer = [AVPlayer playerWithPlayerItem:playerItem];
        AVPlayerLayer *layer = [AVPlayerLayer playerLayerWithPlayer:self.moviePlayer];
        layer.frame = CGRectMake(0, 0, 320 , 480);
        [self.view.layer addSublayer: layer];
        [self.moviePlayer play];
        self.moviePlayer.actionAtItemEnd = AVPlayerActionAtItemEndNone;

You need to import AVKit/AVKit.h AVFoundation/AVFoundation.h

And change your property: @property(nonatomic, strong) AVPlayer *moviePlayer;

Let me know if you get a better result.