Fighting with audio player again
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Mon Oct 7 15:04:01 EDT 2013
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 10/7/13 1:06 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> LiveCode uses a very old and long-since-deprecated set of APIs for
>> working with native media playback on Windows. Until LC is updated to
>> use newer APIs, whether the native Win player app can play a file is not
>> a reliable test of whether LC can also play it.
> I probably need to be more specific. LiveCode will play the remote mp3
> okay if it uses a "normal" URL -- that is, a standard URL like:
> These URLs are on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and so they are coming from
> a distributed server system. I can't imagine why that would make any
> difference but it seems to. The URL is of the form:
> It's the same file. The only difference is the distributed server URL.
> IE plays it, LiveCode won't.
Downloading and streaming behavior very differently. AFAIK LC can only
play streams via QT.
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