Sample Buffer Playback

Play audio and video sample buffers using a custom player.


Sample Buffer Rendering


An object used to decompress audio and play compressed or uncompressed audio.


An object that displays compressed or uncompressed video frames.


An object used to synchronize multiple queued sample buffers to a single timeline.

Playing Custom Audio with Your Own Player

Construct an audio player to play your custom audio data, and optionally take advantage of the advanced features of AirPlay 2.

See Also

Media Playback

Responding to Playback State Changes

Respond to changes in a player's playback state.

Observing the Playback Time

Observe the playback time for an asset in order to update the player's state.

Seeking Through Media

Seek or scrub across a media item to quickly access a specific time point.

Asset Playback

Play audio and video assets modeled by a player item.

QuickTime and ISO-Related Media

Create, play, and modify QuickTime and ISO-related media assets.

Creating a Movie Player App with Basic Playback Controls

Play movies using a custom interface that implements simple playback functionality.