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Choosing the Right Video Bitrate for Streaming HLS and DASH

Video Bitrates for Streaming Choosing an appropriate streaming bitrate for a specific resolution, while maintaining an acceptable visual quality is not always that easy. The decision depends heavily on the content, …


Bitmovin Video Player v8 introduces a modular architecture boosting flexibility and start-up speed

Bitmovin Video Player v8 marks the transition to a module-based approach, allowing developers to load only the features they need. The New Modular Player? Version 8.0 includes a range of …


Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7.4: Network API, ad waterfalling and performance improvements

Use the new low-level network API to influence all network requests for advanced use cases and maximize your ad fill rates and increase your revenue with ad waterfalling. Network API …


Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7.2: Per-Scene Adaptation, VR/360 API, Performance Improvements and HLS Backup Streams

The 7.2 release is yet another great step forward for the Bitmovin Player team, and among a host of impressive new updates, contains at least one new feature that could …


Bitmovin Player v7.1: Mobile UI, AirPlay, Picture-in-Picture, Slide synchronization, standardized Chromecast protocol and more

Play on devices including Apple TV, control your Chromecast with built-in cast controls on your Android phone, continue watching when a CDN becomes unavailable, synchronize slides with HLS streams and more! …


Will Google’s Push to HTTPS Disrupt Your Video Delivery?

The web is moving from HTTP to HTTPS on it’s journey to a more secure internet. This will create a lot of potential problems for video providers, and the best …


bitdash v2.2 – A Customized Video Player

Note: Since this post was originally published, the bitdash player has been renamed as the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player. You can sign up for a free account and use the …