AVFoundation is a framework used to handle audio and video
Video and Audio Playback
In the AVFoundation documentation, there is a section called Playback>Media Playback
This section describes video playback.
In the left pane, there is a table of contents.
indicates an article.
indicate sample code.
This sample code creates a basic movie player, so you can run it and explore it to learn what it takes to play a video.
After downloading and trying to run it,
“AVFoundationSimplePlayer-iOS” is a project downloaded from the internet.
You will be alerted that “Are you sure you want to open it?
You will be alerted to the fact that “AVFoundationSimplePlayer-iOS” is a project downloaded from the internet.
Press “Trust and Open” to open it.
Open Signing & Capabilities > Signing > Team and do the appropriate signing.
As of May 2023, the project is using Storyboard.
It has the ability to play the video, play it backwards, update the time display and slider position accordingly, and move the slider knob to seek the video.
The Creating a Movie Player App with Basic Playback Controls article includes a few explanations of the sample code and a See also section at the bottom that lists related topics
Follow these links to see related topics.
Apple Developer Documentation Archive contains articles that are no longer updated.
Since they are no longer updated, the code writing style is old and the information is outdated. However, for frameworks that have not changed in general structure, there are figures and other information that are omitted from the current documentation, which may be useful for getting a general idea of the framework. In addition, the document titled “framework name programming guide” is in a format that allows you to scroll down to read about a set of functions.
Archived documents on video and audio playback
Figures are inserted like this.
These figures will help you understand the framework.