Problems with video playback in VideoView

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Problems with video playback in VideoView

Postby P1000 » Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:17 pm


I am having problems playing back video in my Android app. I am unable to stream my files and I am unable to play them from the device's storage. I always get the error message "Sorry, this video is not valid for streaming to this device." when I try to stream my video from my webserver, and I get the message "Sorry, this video cannot be played." when I try to play it from the device's storage.

The video file is in .mp4 format, and I have read this: ... rmats.html

and believe that my video is formatted properly as an .mp4 according to the link... But I am able to play some .mp4s that other people have generated. So I think the problem may be with my file.

Is there a program that is perferred for converting .flv files to .mp4 files that will ensure compatibility? I am currently developing on a Windows machine, so it would be best if there was a coversion tool available for that platform.

I hope someone can help, because this is a very annoying problem... :( Alternately, is there any way to play an .flv directly?

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Postby naresh_t » Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:49 am

Hi you can download MEDIACOPE , which converts most of formats. You can not play flv in android because it don't support flash format
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Re: Problems with video playback in VideoView

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