[vlc-devel] JVLC

Filippo Carone filippo at carone.org
Mon Aug 4 16:20:00 CEST 2008

Javier Gálvez Guerrero wrote:
> Hi,
> Thank you for your response. What I really want to do is to use the 
> JVLC library in order to develop a Java application with an embedded 
> VLC media player, so...
> - Is the jar file in the JVLC site the library to be used?


> - Do I need to get the git snapshot and compile it to get the library 
> to be used?

No, this is not a requisite. IMHO, it generally helps to have the 
source. Then be sure you are using the bindings with VLC 0.9.0, not 0.8.6.

> I tried to use the old JVLC library some months ago with no success 
> but it has an executable component so that's why I tried to run the 
> new one (BTW, yes, I missed the -jar option... U_U).

Take a look at forum.videolan.org, a lot of people have been successful 
in running the java bindings on both windows and linux.


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