Chapter    14

Making Noise with Audio for Android

In the previous chapter, you began to explore Android beyond the simple programming environment, branching out and using device features such as the ability to make phone calls. We are going to continue expanding you Android reach, and your knowledge of how to leverage the devices on which Android runs, by turning to the topic of audio and sound.

Introducing the Media package

Android provides a rich set of classes supporting the playback and recording of media of all sorts, both audio and video. At the core of Android support is the Media package, which provides everything from basic MP3 audio playback, MPEG video playback, and similar support for a variety of other audio and video formats, through ...

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