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Beginning iOS Media App Development by Ahmed Bakir

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Chapter    8

Playing and Recording Video

In this chapter, you will dive into using video in your apps, discovering how to play and record video files. As a format, video is more complex than still images or photos, and requires significant low-level support. Fortunately, there are APIs to provide that low-level support for you.

The chapter illustrates how to use the MPMoviePlayerController class to play back video files. You will also revisit using the UIImagePickerController class to record video files. Fortunately, you will find that you can apply a significant portion of the techniques you saw in the earlier image and audio chapters to the video topics here. In fact, both the projects in this chapter borrow code directly from earlier projects. ...

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