SopCast Android version is a general player. Supports android smart phone, pad, set-top-box and other devices with Android 2.2+. Besides playing SopCast P2P live channels, it also can play most types of local audio and video files, and URL-based streaming media. SopCast efforts to reduce CPU usage and only buffer data in memory, no harm to your storage. enjoy it!
Android version can be run on:
- Android 2.2 or above
Download Android version from http://www.androidfree.us/2012/06/sopcast.html
When open SopCast first time or click “Menu>>Server”, “User Sign In” dialog will be displayed to prompt you to sign in. There are 3 methods to do it, Most general users just choose “Sign in as anonymous” to sign in; Registed users of SopCast website can choose “Sign in with user account”; VIP users can choose “Sign in with device ID” or “Sign in with user account”, it depends on your account type.
When you submitted signing in request, “Choose Server” dialog will be displayed to prompt you to choose one of servers to get authentication, channel, and UI information.
When finished the initialization, you are entered the main interface, available channels will listed. Click channel name to playe channel.
3.2.1 Channel List View
When click channel name, player view will be displayed. Firstly channel will buffer, and will start to play when beffer level reaches 50.
Press system “Menu” key to open “Main Menu”.
Click “Menu>>Refresh” to refresh channel list.
Click “Menu>>Expand/Collapse” to Expand or Collapse channel list tree.
Click “Menu>>Sort By” to choose one method of “Group, Channel ID, Channel Name, Channel Bitrate, Channel Signal” to sort channels. Click one method twice will list channel in descending order.
Click “Menu>>Open URL” to open URL-based live stream, you can also input a sop address (like sop://…) to play a SopCast channel.
Click “Menu>>Local Media” to enter “local Media” interface.
Click “Menu>>Server” to redo user signing in and reselect server.
Click “Menu>>About” to show About of this program.
As a general media player, SopCast support most media types, you can browse and click media file to play.