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Getting Started - Android SDK

Android SDK is natively written SDK using Java. It is compatible with both Java and Kotlin.

Install an Android SDK

The easiest way to get started is by installing the sdk in your app.

Step 1: Add the repo to project's build.gradle file.

build.gradle
allprojects {
repositories {
// ...
maven { url 'https://jitpack.io' }
}
}

Step 2: Add the dependency in app/build.gradle:

app/build.gradle
dependencies {
implementation 'live.videosdk:android-sdk:0.0.8'

// other app dependencies
}

Step 3: Add all the following permissions to AndroidManifest.xml

AndroidManifest.xml
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CAMERA" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET" />

Step 4: Extend the android.app.Application class and create MainApplication.java class with the following code

MainApplication.java
package live.videosdk.demo;

import android.app.Application;

import live.videosdk.android.VideoSDK;

public class MainApplication extends Application {
@Override
public void onCreate() {
super.onCreate();

VideoSDK.initialize(getApplicationContext());
}
}

Step 5: Add MainApplication to AndroidManifest.xml

AndroidManifest.xml
<application
android:name=".MainApplication"
>
<!-- ... -->
</application>
note

Check out official example of Android SDK implementation: videosdk-rtc-android-java-sdk-example