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dav mrazek
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Hello i m looking for some librairies or api that allows all what jmf does allow to do with it. I dont want to use jmf cause i have to install it on each client to have it work.
Thanks for any pointers.
 
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I'm not following. You want to use a library, yet you do not want to install the library? How is that supposed to work?

What's more, there would need to be an application that makes use of the library, correct? So that would need to be installed anyway; what difference does one more jar file make?
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Hello, i want to use jmf in an applet, but if i understand well what's written about it on sun's website, each person that will use my applet will have to install jmf manually on their computer for it to work ?
 
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JMF is written in pure Java; it doesn't need an installation. If you put it on your web server along with the applet, and then reference it in the applet tag's archive attribute, it will be downloaded when the applet is run. It's close to 2MB in size, though, so that will not work well with slow network connections. (Of course, any other library/solution might well be large in size, too.)
 
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Hello and thanks for this answer, that is what i thought but i was confuse after reading this introduction.
But that is great if i can use it this way like most of java librairies.
 
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I see. What that page is saying that if you install JMF locally, then you don't need to include its 2MB jar file with your applet. If you're targeting users w/o broadband connection that might well be a consideration.
 
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