Android video stream rotation
|Author:||Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
This test contains a limited video player able to stream a .3gp file from internet. The video will be shown centered full screen, maintaining the video aspect ratio. Also, rotations don't interrupt the video, which keeps playing without problems.
Everything seems fine, but... on my HTC Legend when you rotate back to portrait, the video is corrupted, and instead of showing full screen it is displayed at its native pixel size. But rotating again to landscape works and is shown perfectly. Any ideas why? Unfortunately I don't have more hardware to test this on.
I'm asking also on StackOverflow at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6524659/avoid-android-videoview-corruption-when-rotating-back-to-portrait
The source code is meant for API level 7 and above, though it may run on lower SDK versions. I've tested this on an HTC Legend.
This buggy code is available under the BSD license (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php).
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