MPEG-DASH & HLS Player Test
Select your format (DASH – .mpd, HLS – .M3U8 or Progressive, then enter the link to your video file.
HLS and MPEG-DASH test player
This demo showcases the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming HTML5 Player in action. As you can see it is ready to play HLS and MPEG-DASH adaptive video on any device (check out our player device compatability), in any bandwidth environment. It does not rely on any plugins, it has the fastest startup on the market, and it’s intelligent adaptive logic ensures that it plays without buffering.
Since version 5, the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player plays HLS in HTML5 by default, which puts it even further ahead of it’s competition as the only major brand to offer this feature.
The Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player is also completely ready to meet your DRM requirements, with all the major DRM systems supported. You can read more about specific DRMs on the following tutorials. Widevine, Fairplay, Playready and Primetime.
HLS Player Demos and more…
The Bitmovin website has a lot more resources available for setting up your adaptive streaming workflow. The HLS player demo on this page also allows you to test MPEG-DASH and progressive video. Once you have tested using this tool, the next step is to create a free account and install the Bitmovin Player into your own test environment. You can download the code to install your own instance of the MPEG-DASH test player by signing up here.
The HTML5 Player is a very important component, but there is more to delivering high quality streaming video. How you encode your video is another extremely important part of the picture. Bitmovin offers a high end cloud encoding service utilizing the google Compute Engine. This a provides a massively scalable infrastructure, ensuring that your encoding process will never become bottle necked.