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Aug 1, 2008, 11:15 PM
I'm new to iPhone programming, and obj-C in general,
so I kind of need help. How do I make an app where
you select from a drop-down menu a url, then press
a button that will download the movie from the url
and play it. I am new so I will get confused easily.

Aug 1, 2008, 11:27 PM
You may want to read Apple's iPhone OS Programming Guide. There's a lot involved in what you just mentioned, and you need to start with the basics first.

Aug 2, 2008, 06:31 AM
Oddly enought, the iPhone does not support the quicktime APIs. The only video that the iPhone can display is H.264 and "MPEG-4 Part 2 video (simple profile)"--whatever that means. Instead of having any QT classes in the API, there are a number of MP (Movie Player) classes. A good place to start in the iPhone SDK documentation is MPMoviePlayerController.