JavaFX Media HTTPS support
kirill.kirichenko at oracle.com
Thu Oct 3 01:28:08 PDT 2013
For HTTP Live Streaming and some cases for MP4 on Mac we using QTMovie,
which only accepts URLs for FILE or HTTP protocol only and handles
downloading, progress buffering and HLS playlists parsing internally. We
do not have control over it. MP4 can also be played on Mac via GStreamer
via Video Acceleration Framework, but it is limited to only one instance
and one stream across all apps (meaning if someone runs QuickTime and
loaded movie we cannot use it), limited support of H.264 bitsream (not
all resolutions, framerates, profiles are supported). It depends on
On 03.10.2013 12:24, Randahl Isaksen wrote:
> No. Adding a feature which only works on some desktop OSes ruins the
> WORA quality of Java. What kinds of restrictions? Resource restrictions
> Den 03/10/2013 10.19 skrev "Kirill Kirichenko"
> <kirill.kirichenko at oracle.com <mailto:kirill.kirichenko at oracle.com>>:
> We've started working on HTTPS support in JavaFX Media component.
> Due to internal restrictions we won't be able to support HTTPS on
> MacOs (and possibly on iOS).
> Do you think it a good idea to add a feature with limited support -
> just for Linux and Windows ?
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