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

Szymon Kadłuczka
Szymon Kadłuczka
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Ribbit video not playing in iOS7 using XCode 6

I am using Xcode 6 and iOS7. I have successfully followed the tutorial to display Images. When I added video code, it'd being shown in the Messages list, but when I click on it, the row is selected and nothing happens. The video is 3 seconds long and takes only 300kb, yet it's not playing. No error, too. Any help please?

My .h file has:

@property (nonatomic, strong) MPMoviePlayerController *moviePlayer;

My .m file has:

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];

When I test it using NSLog I get the URL to the .mov file. Yet, it's not playing.

Could you upload your project on dropbox and I can have a look for you. If you have already fixed it, what was the issue?

1 Answer

insert: [self.moviePlayer play];

:)