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Tue Aug 28 2018

Device and Cross Browser Support

Tue Aug 28 2018

Desktop Browser SupportLink Icon

DeviceDASH HTML5DASH FlashHLS HTML5HLS Flash
Chrome11
Firefox22
Internet Explorer 10+33
Microsoft Edge
Safari44
Opera55

All features of the Bitmovin HTML5 Player for Web are available on these browsers. We utilize the browser internal video and audio decoding capabilities (using the MSE and EME interface). Therefore we support the codecs (video and audio) that the individual browsers support. Codec support various across browsers, but H.264/AVC video and AAC audio tend to be supported by all major vendors.

1 Supported since Chrome version 30+
2 Supported since Firefox version 42+
3 Supported since IE 11 (Windows 8+ only)
4 Supported since Safari version 8+
5 Supported since Opera version 15+

Mobile DevicesLink Icon

DeviceDASH Web basedDASH Native SDKHLS Web basedHLS Native SDK
Android1212
iOS3345
Windows66

TVs and Streaming DevicesLink Icon

DeviceDASH Web basedDASH Native SDKHLS Web basedHLS Native SDK
Chromecast
Apple TV33via AirPlay
Amazon FireTV
Android TV
LG TVs7⚙️⚙️
Samsung TVs8⚙️⚙️
XBox One S/X & UWP

Bitmovin’s Web based and native SDKs share a unified UI, configuration and API which ensures a consistent presentation and user experience across all devices and platforms. In contrast to desktop browsers, ‘Autoplay’ works only when muted on mobile browsers, due to a restriction from the Operating Systems.

1 Supported on Chrome and Firefox for Android 4.0+
2 Supported on Android 4.1+
3 Prohibited by a restriction from Apple
4 Supported on iOS 3+
5 Supported on iOS 8+
6 Supported on Windows Phone 8+
7 Supported on LG TVs 2017+
8 Supported on Samsung TVs 2017+

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