MediaStore for Retrieving Video
As discussed in Chapter 1, Android provides a standard means for sharing data across applications. The
ContentProvider class is the base class that enables this. Also as discussed, the classes that extend the concept of a
ContentProvider for media are the various
MediaStore classes. We previously looked at using the
MediaStore for images and audio and their related metadata. The
MediaStore for use with video behaves in much the same way.
MediaStore.Video is the nested class within the
MediaStore class for use with video files in particular. Within
MediaStore.Video.Media, which contains the constants that specify the columns available in the
MediaStore related to the video media itself, many ...