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Hi,

I would like some advice on how to create a media player that allows a user to select a file of MPEG or AVI and provides play and stop buttons whilst playing the file in a window.

Any advice on whether to use Swing or AWT or how to begin really would be very much appreciated.
Please bear in mind that I am rather new to Java so as simple and much information as possible would be great.

Thanks
Scott
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>> Any advice on whether to use Swing or AWT

I would prefer to use Swing.

Tutorial on Swing: http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/

Plenty of examples on: http://www.javaalmanac.com/cgi-bin/search/find.pl?words=Swing

For media-player, also see: http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-04-1997/jw-04-jmf.html
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Please proceed with that recommendation.
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But apparently 'that recommendation' has not been acted upon...
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Perhaps that was closed by the questioner himself. Maybe that he found a complete solution in one of the links I posted.
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Possibly 8-)
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