How to create VideoView in Android

In this android programming source code example, we are going to create VideoView in Android.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your android project without reinventing the wheel.

Below is a step by step source code to create VideoView in Android.

activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<RelativeLayout
    xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent">

    <VideoView
        android:id="@+id/videoView"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"/>

</RelativeLayout>

MainActivity.java

import android.content.Intent;
import android.net.Uri;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.MenuInflater;
import android.view.MenuItem;
import android.widget.VideoView;

public class VideoViewActivity1 extends AppCompatActivity {
    private VideoView videoView;

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_video_view1);
        videoView = (VideoView)findViewById(R.id.videoView);
        Uri uri = Uri.parse("android.resource://"+getPackageName()+"/"+R.raw.test);
        videoView.setVideoURI(uri);
        videoView.start();
    }
}

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