Bug 29150 - Urgent: Playing a video with Xamarin for iOS broken after latest update
Summary: Urgent: Playing a video with Xamarin for iOS broken after latest update
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.3.1
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-04-16 07:31 UTC by supreet
Modified: 2015-05-26 14:43 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description supreet 2015-04-16 07:31:02 UTC
The following code in Xamarin for iOS was working fine prior to the Xamarin for iOS update to v2.0.50727

As i said this was working till day before yesterday, after which I installed 2 updates on Xamarin. iOS & this is now failing. All i see is a black canvas & the video never loads. No notifications from the MPMoviePlayerController are ever raised. There is a release of this app scheduled for next week & this last minute bug is causing me headaches. Any help is really appreciated.

You can find the sample code here 

Version Info: 

VS Stable Channel : Up to Date 
MAC Stable Channel : Up to Date 
iPad used for testing version 8.3 (12F69) 

Xamarin.Forms runtime version v4.0.30319, version
Xamarin.IOs runtime version v2.0.50727

I need to release this app soon. It will be a real help if someone can patch this. 

Comment 1 Rui Marinho 2015-05-26 14:43:06 UTC
Hi i have checked the issue, and i think the problem is in your mp4 url.

I changed to this one http://techslides.com/demos/sample-videos/small.mp4 , and it works ok.