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Audio files on Android installed on a Mac in Virtual Box

by jabberwocky12 / March 22, 2013 9:16 PM PDT


(Not sure if this should be here or in the Audio Board)

I have Android running in Virtual Box on a Mac. It mostly does what I need it to do, but it doesn't play audio files (mp3). When I try to play the files through an app that I've developed, it sometimes crashes the app, and other times does nothing. When I try to play the audio files through the Android media player, the visual on-screen show it playing, but there is no sound (yes, the speakers are on).

I can't easily download other apps, because Google Play doesn't recognise it as a device, and won't let me download apps, so I can't easily test other players (I can, though, download a raw .apk file and install it manually).

Any suggestions welcome.


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Sorry but.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 23, 2013 1:11 AM PDT
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by jabberwocky12 / March 24, 2013 3:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Sorry but.

Thanks. Unfortunately, I think you are right :-). I say "unfortunately," because I spent a lot of time time trying to get Android running in Virtual Box to work as I wanted it to, but it seems to have been a dead-end.

Ah, well, at least I learned a lot, and learning is never wasted. Happy


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I use VirtualBox too.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2013 4:04 PM PDT
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But this is something I don't think I'd do. Why that is, is pretty simple. I've been to the developer seminars and found the other solutions first.

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