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Practical Web Technologies by V. Lau, P. K. Yuen

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4.5. Using the Java Media Framework (JMF) and Player

4.5.1. Installing and using JMF

In addition to the Java package J2SDK, JMF is an optional software package from Sun Microsystems dedicated to multimedia applications. The package enables audio, video, and other time-based media to be added to Java applications and applets. JMF is a powerful package containing a large number of functions such as playback, capture and stream video, or movie broadcasting.

In addition to Java, this package greatly enhances the multimedia capability of browsers across different platforms. JMF is a powerful toolkit for Web developers to design scalable multimedia applications. Basically, there are three versions of JMF:

  • jmf-2.1_1a-alljava.zip – A cross-platform ...

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