High-end Adaptive Video Streaming

Bitmovin improves video quality on the web with two state of the art products. The Bitmovin Cloud Encoder: This cloud service encodes normal video files into adaptive MPEG-DASH and HLS files on a scalable platform. The Bitmovin Video Player: This easy to install Video Player runs native in HTML5 and streams video with fast start up and no buffering.

DRM enabled Offline Playback

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The following tutorial will show you how to set up offline playback using Bitmovin and ExpressPlay DRM. On 30th November 2016 Netflix announced the support for offline playback, which has been one of the most requested features from the Netflix user base. With this new feature users are now able, not only to playback content […]


Skinning with the new Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7 UI

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A beautifully designed and customizable HTML5 video player delivering brilliant user experiences on every device. As they say, you only get one chance to make a first impression, and in the case of an HTML5 video player, that impression starts before your customers even hit the play button. This is why our latest release includes […]


Bitmovin HTML5 Player v7: 360° playback with HLS on iOS, server side ads, custom adaptation, new skin and more

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Experience HLS Live and VoD 360º playback on all devices and monetize your content more efficiently with server side ad insertion, in Bitmovin’s 7th major player release. A new skin with new possibilities for customization, improved performance and the possibility to apply custom adaptation decisions, make our HTML5 Player version 7 faster and more versatile than […]


The Bitmovin HTML5 Player on Ruby on Rails in two easy steps

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Most Ruby developers will agree that Rubygems is by far the easiest way to get new components into a project. So we decided to make it super easy for Rails developers to get started with the Bitmovin Player by providing an easy to use Rails plugin that will get you up and running within 5 […]


Halve your Encoding, Packaging and Storage Costs – HLS with fragmented MP4

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By using a single package format you can reduce your encoding, packaging and storage costs by halve and decrease your CDN costs by up to 10% as fMP4 has less overhead than MPEG-TS At this years Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2016), Apple introduced fragmented MP4 (fMP4) for HLS. Although this announcement was not such a […]


Meet Bitmovin at CES Las Vegas

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Bitmovin will be exhibiting at CES in Las Vegas, January 5-8 2017. You can find us in the The Venetian in the Tech West Area. Come and visit us in our exhibition suite, no. 30-225 CES is celebrating 50 years The upcoming CES event, “Where tomorrow is on display” will be a big show! In addition […]


Video Infrastructure as a Service – The Bitmovin API

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The new Bitmovin API delivers a comprehensive video infrastructure solution by integrating all aspects of the adaptive streaming workflow into one easy to use interface: Encoding, Player, Analytics, Storage and CDN Video Infrastructure via an API Product development at Bitmovin is driven by our customers’ business needs. By working closely with our users, we have built a […]


Meet Bitmovin at AWS Re:Invent or CES in Las Vegas

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Meet one of our product experts, or get a custom demonstration tailored to your business needs What’s coming up in November, December and January There are two major shows on our calendar in the next couple of months, both in Las Vegas. We would be very happy to arrange a meeting with you at either […]


The end of Flash could be just weeks away

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Is your video platform future proof? The web is moving away from Flash, towards a pure HTML5 web experience and this is a big change for online video In the next few weeks we will see the first major shut out of the Flash plugin as Chrome 55 goes HTML5 by default. The ramifications of these changes for VoD and […]


17 Free & Public MPEG-DASH and HLS Example Test Streams and Datasets

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MPEG-DASH sample streams and HLS test streams or m3u8 streams as they are often called, are important tools that you should have available throughout your development process. It’s good to have a variety of streams available when you are testing your adaptive streaming solution to ensure you are covering all aspects of your playback. We have collected […]


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