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JMF and mp3 plugin

Wolfgang Tintemann
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Joined: Sep 11, 2010
Posts: 65

I installed the current version of JMF and the mp3 plugin.
When I run the JMFStudio sample app I can play audio
files of .au and .wav format.
When I try a .mp3 file I get the following message :

Unable to handle format: mpeglayer3, 44100.0 Hz, 16-bit, Stereo, LittleEndian, Signed, 16000.0 frame rate, FrameSize=32768 bits
Failed to realize:
Error: Unable to realize
Fehler: Failed to realize: input media not supported: mpeglayer3 audio
Exception in thread "JMF thread: SendEventQueue:" java.lang.Error: Failed to realize: input media not supported: mpeglayer3 audio
at PlayerApplet.printErrMsg(
at PlayerApplet.controllerUpdate(

May there be something wrong in my installation or is JMF outdated ?
Is there another Framework which plays audio and video files ?

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Wim Vanni
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Joined: Apr 06, 2011
Posts: 96

You 'installed' .. What steps did you take to install these?

And, for an alternative, JavaZoom's MP3SPI.

(I have no experience with either.)

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