Android Youtube Player Activity. Simply pass a url to play youtube video in new activity. It supports screen orientation, media volume control and etc.
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YouTube Player Activity

Android Arsenal Platform API License

Simply pass an url to play youtube video in new activity. It supports screen orientation, media volume control and etc.

Preview

Preview

Sample Demo

You can download demo movie file here : demo.mov

It's also on Youtube:

Youtube

Sample Project

You can download the latest sample APK from this repo here: sample-release.apk

It's also on Google Play:

Get it on Google Play

Having the sample project installed is a good way to be notified of new releases.

Gradle Dependency (jcenter)

Easily reference the library in your Android projects using this dependency in your module's build.gradle file:

dependencies {
    compile 'com.thefinestartist:ytpa:1.2.1'
}

Requirements

It supports Android API 7+.

Features

  • Orientation Support

    • AUTO
    • AUTO_START_WITH_LANDSCAPE
    • ONLY_LANDSCAPE
    • ONLY_PORTRAIT
  • Media Volume Support

    • While watching YouTube Player, users should be able to set media volume!!!
  • Video Play Error Support

    • If the video is not playable, it send to youtube app or other browser which will might play it.
  • Animation Support

    • Activity closing animation can be customized.
  • Status Bar Support

    • On screen portrait mode, it removed status bar automatically.

Set Up AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />

<activity
    android:name="com.thefinestartist.ytpa.YouTubePlayerActivity"
    android:configChanges="keyboardHidden|orientation|screenSize"
    android:screenOrientation="sensor"
    android:theme="@android:style/Theme.NoTitleBar.Fullscreen" />

<!--Need Your Google API Key-->
<meta-data
    android:name="com.thefinestartist.ytpa.YouTubePlayerActivity.ApiKey"
    android:value="your_google_api_key" />

Usage

Intent intent = new Intent(MainActivity.this, YouTubePlayerActivity.class);

// Youtube video ID (Required, You can use YouTubeUrlParser to parse Video Id from url)
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_VIDEO_ID, "iS1g8G_njx8");

// Youtube player style (DEFAULT as default)
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_PLAYER_STYLE, YouTubePlayer.PlayerStyle.DEFAULT);

// Screen Orientation Setting (AUTO for default)
// AUTO, AUTO_START_WITH_LANDSCAPE, ONLY_LANDSCAPE, ONLY_PORTRAIT
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_ORIENTATION, Orientation.AUTO);

// Show audio interface when user adjust volume (true for default)
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_SHOW_AUDIO_UI, true);

// If the video is not playable, use Youtube app or Internet Browser to play it
// (true for default)
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_HANDLE_ERROR, true);

// Animation when closing youtubeplayeractivity (none for default)
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_ANIM_ENTER, R.anim.fade_in);
intent.putExtra(YouTubePlayerActivity.EXTRA_ANIM_EXIT, R.anim.fade_out);

intent.setFlags(Intent.FLAG_ACTIVITY_NEW_TASK);
startActivity(intent);

YouTubeUrlParser

This util helps to retrieve youtube video id from youtube url or vice versa. Reference

String vidoeId = YouTubeUrlParser.getVideoId(videoUrl);
String vidoeUrl = YouTubeUrlParser.getVideoUrl(videoId);

YouTubeApp

This util helps to open Youtube App and play specific video.

YouTubeApp.startVideo(context, videoId);

YouTubeThumbnail

This util returns Youtube thumbnail image url.

YouTubeThumbnail.getUrlFromVideoId(videoId, Quality.HIGH);

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2013 TheFinestArtist

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