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

Ravin Kohli
Ravin Kohli
3,367 Points

MPMoviePLayerController deprecated

MPMoviePlayerController has been deprecated in ios 9 we have to use the av player and i am having trouble using that i am getting an error this is my didSelectRowAtIndexPath declaration


if ([fileType isEqual: @"Image"]) { [self performSegueWithIdentifier:@"showImage" sender:self]; }else{ PFFile *videoFile = [self.selectedMessage objectForKey:@"file"];

    NSURL *videoURL = [NSURL URLWithString:videoFile.url];

    AVURLAsset *avasset = [[AVURLAsset alloc] initWithURL:videoURL options:nil];

    AVPlayerItem *item = [[AVPlayerItem alloc] initWithAsset:avasset];
    self.moviePlayer.player = [AVPlayer playerWithPlayerItem:item];

    [self.view addSubview:self.moviePlayer.view];
    [self.moviePlayer.player play];

<InboxTableViewController.h> @property (strong, nonatomic) AVPlayerViewController *moviePlayer;

Wilson Muñoz
Wilson Muñoz
16,913 Points

I tried your solution and seek a little more info and..

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.

1 Answer

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