how to get last video on iphone?
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@frankL the problem is that to can use update method, you have to use a subclass of ui.View, thus, replace all your play_action function by
class MyView(ui.View): def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs): global found_row ui.View.__init__(self, *args, **kwargs) n = nsurl(found_row) u=ObjCClass('AVURLAsset'). alloc().initWithURL_options_(n,None) i=AVPlayerItem.playerItemWithAsset_(u) p=AVPlayer.playerWithPlayerItem_(i) videolayer=AVPlayerLayer. playerLayerWithPlayer_(p) self.p = p self.i = i self.background_color = 'white' V=ObjCInstance(self) videolayer.frame=V.bounds() V.layer().addSublayer_(videolayer) self.update_interval = 0 self.left_button_items = (((ui.ButtonItem(title=' ', action= self.add_spaces))),(ui.ButtonItem(title='\u23F8',action=self.pause_video_action)), ((ui.ButtonItem(title=' ', action= self.add_spaces))),((ui.ButtonItem(title='\u25B6', action= self.play_video_action))), ((ui.ButtonItem(title=' ', action= self.add_spaces))),((ui.ButtonItem(title='\u23F9', action= self.stop_action)))) self.slider=ui.Slider(frame=(0,0,self.width,110), background_color = 'lightblue') self.slider.action=self.slider_action self.slider.bring_to_front() self.add_subview(self.slider) def update(self): duration=self.i.duration() if duration.b == 0: return self.duration_sec=duration.a/duration.b s = self.p.currentTime().a/self.p.currentTime().b self.slider.value = s/self.duration_sec def play_video_action(self,sender): self.p.play() return # def pause_video_action(self,sender): self.p.pause() return # def stop_action(self,sender): self.p.pause() self.seek(0) self.slider.value = 0 return # def add_spaces(self,sender): print('space') return def slider_action(self, sender): self.seek(sender.value*self.duration_sec) @on_main_thread def seek(self,t): T=c.CMTimeMakeWithSeconds(t,1) self.p.seekToTime_(T,argtypes=[CMTime],restype=None) def play_action(sender): global p v=MyView(frame=(0,0,500,500)) v.present('sheet') v.p.play() v.update_interval = 1/60
I replaced the play_action function with your code and I get an error "name '@on_main_thread' is not defined". I'm relatively new to python and haven't tried to create and use "class" so there must be something else I need to add somewhere. What should I do? Thanks
@frankL sure that this line is still in the imports...
from objc_util import *
@frankL I'll be away for 2 hours, sorry. Anyway, if problem still occurs, you can post your code again, included in two lines with
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@frankL or if you prefer, I post your full script modified with my little part.
Apparently I had the 'from objc_util import *' after the class MyView(ui.View):
Once I move it up everything works perfectly. I can't thank you enough.
I retired a few years ago and just started learning Python last summer and Pythonista late last fall so I've got a lot to learn and I really appreciate all of your help and the help from everyone on the omz:forum.
Thank you for your help. My video player script is now working very well. I still have one other hurdle that I haven’t figured out how to solve and can use some more help. I have created a csv file to hold the url and some other parameters for each video. I use the parameters in my video player script to find the one I want and play it. The way I got the url for each video was very manual and I would like to eliminate the manual step. I used the video picker from the minimal player to select the video from my iphone and print the AVURLAsset to the console which looks like this:
<AVURLAsset: 0x280d73c00, URL = assets-library://asset/asset.mp4? id=40295592-62D9-4521-9DFF-74A5683BF5EB&ext=mp4>
I then click on it in the console and copy it and then paste:
to another script as part of a list with the other parameters like this:
Dance = 'Tango'
Instructor = 'Lucy'
description = 'Tango 001-Ronde to swivels'
label = 'Ronde to swivels'
n = nsurl(assets-library://asset/asset.mp4? id=40295592-62D9-4521-9DFF-74A5683BF5EB&ext=mp4')
row = (Dance, Instructor, description, label, n)
to create a row. In order to make this work, I have to paste the url into the n=nsurl(‘ url-goes-here ’) that includes the inner single quote marks.
Once I had several rows, I ran a script to write the csv file which I use as my database for videos.
So back to my question, is there a way to grab the AVURLAsset from the video picker
and somehow extract the url from u, and create the row to append to the csv file?
@frankL only, when you pick your asset
def pick_asset(): assets = photos.get_assets(media_type='video') asset = photos.pick_asset(assets) phasset=ObjCInstance(asset) url_str = str(phasset.ALAssetURL())
You store this url_str in your csv
And when you use it
url = nsurl(url_str) asseturl=ObjCClass('AVURLAsset').alloc().initWithURL_options_(phasset.ALAssetURL(),None)