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Hari priya
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Joined: Mar 11, 2004
Posts: 134
Hi -
I am trying to build an application which can ftp and play audio/video files. I am using a FTPClient library which has a method
boolean retrieveFile(java.lang.String remote, java.io.OutputStream local) which retrieves a named file from the server and writes it to the given OutputStream.
I am using JMF to play files. However, I am unable to figure out how to play the file. But I can play files on the localhost using a method
new MediaPlayer().setMediaLocation("file-path");
Can anyone please let me know the way to get file from link the output stream and play it in the player?
Thanks!
Radha
Harish Kashyap
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Joined: Jun 14, 2000
Posts: 118
Make use of DataSource class

or another way is write the file in some temp location locally and play it.
 
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