Latest 0.0.2
License MIT
Platforms ios 7.0, requires ARC

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pod 'ZCSFileExtensionForMimeType', '~> 0.0.1'

Use in your project


#import "ZCSFileExtensionForMimeType.h"

// Somewhere you've already gotten a mime_type for your file.
NSString *mime_type = @"audio/mp4";
// Now you want the correct file extension. Save your file at a path
// terminated with this extension so iOS won't crap the bed sometimes.
NSString *file_extension = [ZCSFileExtensionForMimeType extensionForMimeType:mime_type];


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Latest podspec

    "name": "ZCSFileExtensionForMimeType",
    "version": "0.0.2",
    "summary": "iOS is sometimes stupid picky about file extensions. These are the extensions it usually wants.",
    "description": "                   iOS's Media Libaries (AVAudioPlayer, AVMoviePlayer, etc.) have a lot of unexpectedly buggy behavior if you pass them a file with an extension they don't expect. This utility will provide the file extension they expect for a given MIME type. It's still up to you to ensure the file has the correct extension on disk.n",
    "homepage": "",
    "license": {
        "type": "MIT",
        "file": "LICENSE"
    "authors": {
        "Zane Shannon": "[email protected]"
    "social_media_url": "",
    "platforms": {
        "ios": "7.0"
    "source": {
        "git": "",
        "tag": "0.0.2"
    "source_files": "ZCSFileExtensionForMimeType.{h,m}",
    "requires_arc": true

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