iOS Playing Media using AVPlayer and AVPlayerLayer


Example

Objective C

NSURL *url = [NSURL URLWithString:@"YOUR URL"];
AVPlayer *player = [AVPlayer playerWithURL:videoURL];
AVPlayerLayer *playerLayer = [AVPlayerLayer playerLayerWithPlayer:player];
playerLayer.frame = self.view.bounds;
[self.view.layer addSublayer:playerLayer];
[player play];

Swift

let url = NSURL(string: "YOUR URL")
let player = AVPlayer(URL: videoURL!)
let playerLayer = AVPlayerLayer(player: player)
playerLayer.frame = self.view.bounds
self.view.layer.addSublayer(playerLayer)
player.play()