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iOS & Android react native module to play an audio stream

iOS & Android react native module to play an audio stream

react-native-audio-streaming

iOS & Android react native module to play an audio stream, with background support and media controls

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react-native-audio-streaming

Features

  • Background audio streaming of remote stream
  • Control via sticky notification on android and media center on iOS
  • Shoutcast/Icy meta data support
  • Simple UI player component (if needed, an api to control the sound is available)

First installation step (applied for both iOS & Android)

$ npm install react-native-audio-streaming --save

Next installation steps for iOS (choose one of three options below)

1. Cocoapods installation

  1. add pod 'RNAudioStreaming', :path => '../node_modules/react-native-audio-streaming' to Podfile
  2. run pod install

2. Mostly automatic installation

$ react-native link react-native-audio-streaming

Go to node_modulesreact-native-audio-streaming => ios => Pods and drag/drop Pods.xcodeproj to the Libraries folder in your XCode project.

In XCode, in the project navigator, select your project. Add libReactNativeAudioStreaming.a and libStreamingKit.a to your project's Build PhasesLink Binary With Libraries

3. Manual installation

  1. In XCode, in the project navigator, right click LibrariesAdd Files to [your project's name]
  2. Go to node_modulesreact-native-audio-streaming => ios
    • run pod install to download StreamingKit dependency
    • add ReactNativeAudioStreaming.xcodeproj to the Libraries folder in your XCode project
    • add Pods/Pods.xcodeproj to the Libraries folder in your XCode project
  3. In XCode, in the project navigator, select your project. Add libReactNativeAudioStreaming.a and libStreamingKit.a to your project's Build PhasesLink Binary With Libraries
  4. Run your project (Cmd+R)

Final steps for iOS (required after doing any of three options above)

  1. Make sure $(SRCROOT)/../node_modules/react-native-audio-streaming/ios is added to your project's Header Search Paths within the Build Settings section.

  2. Update Info.plist file of your Xcode project and add audio background mode

    <key>UIBackgroundModes</key>
    <array>
      <string>audio</string>
    </array>

Next installation steps for Android

  1. Open up android/app/src/main/java/[...]/MainApplication.java
  • Add import com.audioStreaming.ReactNativeAudioStreamingPackage; to the imports at the top of the file
  • Add new ReactNativeAudioStreamingPackage() to the list returned by the getPackages() method
    If you're using Android 23 or above
  • Add new ReactNativeAudioStreamingPackage(MainActivity.class) to he list returned by the getPackages()method instead.
  1. Append the following lines to android/settings.gradle:
    include ':react-native-audio-streaming'
    project(':react-native-audio-streaming').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir, 	'../node_modules/react-native-audio-streaming/android')
    
  2. Insert the following lines inside the dependencies block in android/app/build.gradle:
      compile project(':react-native-audio-streaming')
    

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