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Not a bug but a feature request. Not sure where this should be logged.
When the DesiredLength is set, it would be nice if the calling code had also the option to specify whether to show a count _down_ rather than a count _up_. This would make it easier for users to know when the video recording is about to stop.
picker.TakeVideoAsync (new StoreVideoOptions
Directory = "Xamovies",
DefaultCamera = CameraDevice.Front,
DesiredLength = TimeSpan.FromMinutes (5)
Thanks for this suggestion. The Mobile API is being deprecated in favor of various plugins (which have the equivalent/same API):
- Contacts: https://www.nuget.org/packages/Xam.Plugin.Contacts
- Geolocator: https://www.nuget.org/packages/Xam.Plugin.Geolocator
- Media: https://www.nuget.org/packages/Xam.Plugin.Media
This plugin model has several advantages:
- Each plugin is independent, and can be updated as such
- It is no longer an all-or-nothing package
- Plugins can be mixed/replaced with other plugins that offer similar features
I have re-created the issue on the appropriate issue tracker - feel free to track that at https://github.com/jamesmontemagno/MediaPlugin/issues/254
Thanks for using the Mobile API, and we hope that the new plugin model will enable you to produce even better mobile apps.