Playing Audios and Videos

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • What the Media API is
  • How to play short audio clips
  • How to playback media (audios and videos) and how to track different aspects of the playback such as playback rate, volume, playback time, repeating the playback, and media errors

Understanding the Media API

JavaFX supports playing audio and video through the JavaFX Media API. HTTP live streaming of static media files and live feeds are also supported. A number of media formats are supported, including AAC, AIFF, WAV, and MP3. FLV containing VP6 video and MP3 audio and MPEG-4 multimedia container with H.264/AVC video formats ...

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