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One of staples of iOS interface is the ever pervasive UIActivityIndicatorView. It is used everywhere in iOS designs to indicate that the app is busy and that the user must wait.
The problem is that it is boring and needs a good scrub to refresh its design.
MPMoviePlayerController is the goto solution for a quick implementation of a video player in your iOS apps.
But sometimes, you want more control on the movie playing experience, that’s why there’s the AVPlayer. From what I understand, MPMoviePlayerController wraps AVPlayer for easy access, but if you want your own custom controls, skins, colours, whatever its best to use AVPlayer.