biosopher wrote:I have had absolutely no luck streaming audio using the built-in MediaPlayer functionality so I decided to write my own streaming utility for the MediaPlayer.
My solution is now documented as a tutorial on my blog including including source code:
Here's a sneak peak at a few screenshots:
Please check it out & leave a comment on my blog if you have questions.
Best of luck,
tiger79 wrote:nothing wrong with that if you have the complete file on your device...
He is trying to solve the streaming problem from a server, as in the file is not on your device..
So because MediaPlayer used not to be able to stream it would first download the whole file and then play it, so it could take a whole lotta time before the playing actually started...
Nowadays MediaPlayers streams MP3's from web-servers, even though it's very very very picky about the format...
Just have a look when this Thread was started, and with which Android Version
Also, is it certain that an incomplete track can be played on MediaPlayer? doesnt the .mp3 have to be fully downloaded in order to play it?
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