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JMC or JMF or only JavaSound

nimo frey
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Joined: Jun 28, 2008
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I want to play sound files (wav, aiff, mp3, ogg,..) of size 50-100 MB through the network.

I have to use other libraries such (tritonous) to add support for mp3 and ogg.

I am using the Java Sound API with its SourceDataLine-Interface
and created a applet which is embedded in JSF.

When I start the browser from localhost, then all works well -
but when starting the browser from another host, the sound stutters and hangs (even I use SourceDataLine instead of Clip)

So my question is:
How can I play audio files without stutters and breaks?
Should I use Java Media Framework with its RTTP-Protocol? (Should I struggling with code such as http://java.sun.com/javase/technologies/desktop/media/jmf/2.1.1/samples/samples/RTPPlayerApplet.java or should I use http://fmj-sf.net/index.php?
I have no clue?)
OR should I learn JavaFX and use the new JAVA Media Components?

What is the best way to play sound through the network without stutter and breaks?

 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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