Invoke default mp3 player on Windows
katir at hindu.org
Sat Sep 16 18:35:18 EDT 2006
Let's say you want to create your own podcast reader for a specific feed
the media is .mp3.
OK, testing for a net connection, downloading and parsing the RSS 2.0 feed
getting the most recent episode, parsing the URL for the actual media file
that's all a cake walk...very simple...
it's back to the problem of playing the media...
on the Mac you just start playing it in a player and you are done.
But, for windows, if you don't want to force the user to
install QT, What options do we have?
Download somesoundfile.mp3 file
If platform is Windows
start playing someFooAudioFile.mp3 using the default mp3 player
Does anyone have code for this? We are not looking for anything more than
the capacity to play .mp3 files in this scenario.
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