Chapter    9

Building a Custom Video-Playback Interface

Following the trend of the image and audio units in the book, now that you have learned how to use Apple’s built-in interfaces for video playback and recording, you are ready to start learning how to “take control” of their core functionality. In this chapter, you will learn how to customize a video-playback interface, allowing you to expose your branding and the controls that are most appropriate for your app.

To accomplish this, you will need to build your own user interface on top of AVFoundation’s media-playback features, just as you did with the audio applications you developed in Chapters 68. While this may seem daunting, the good news is that the media-playback layer is relatively ...

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