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Player Android Releases

Latest Releases

Date

Version

Stable

2/19/2019

2.20.0

Added

  • Support for low latency live streaming
  • Support for external time synchronization
  • AdSourceType UNKNOWN
  • API call getUsedStorage on OfflineContentManager to check the used disk space
  • ErrorEvent from the OfflineContentManager when the download fails due to insufficient storage

Stable

2/11/2019

2.19.1

Fixed

  • Storing offline content on external storage failed on some devices

Stable

1/17/2019

2.19.0

Added

  • Support to download ThumbnailTracks with the offline API for offline playback

Fixed

  • Deserialization of Widevine HTTP header configuration
  • MetadataEvent not being emitted for EMSG data in HLS streams

12/21/2018

2.18.1

Fixed

  • Visibility of methods which are needed if own download service extending the BitmovinDownloadService is implemented

12/20/2018

2.18.0

Added

  • Possibility to extend the BitmovinDownloadService to customize notifications

Fixed

  • The network API (NetworkConfiguration) changed the HTTP method of requests to POST if no request body was set
  • Subtitles are missing in the OfflineContentOptions
  • Crash under certain conditions when BitmovinPlayer.destroy() is called

12/4/2018

2.17.1

Added

  • OfflineContentManager calls onProgress after its creation if content is not completely downloaded yet.

Fixed

  • Crash after calling suspend after deleteAll on an OfflineContentManager instance.
  • StringIndexOutOfBoundsException for thumbnail files which do not provide dimensions for single images

11/12/2018

2.17.0

Added

  • PrepareMessageCallback and PrepareLicenseCallback to the WidevineConfiguration
  • onStop to the BitmovinPlayerView and the BitmovinPlayer

Fixed

  • Seeking to negative numbers is not handled gracefully
  • Play button is visible while video is playing after pre-roll ad

10/23/2018

2.16.0

Added

  • Key rotation support for Widevine DRM streams
  • Possibility to set startup bitrate in AdaptationConfiguration

Changed

  • Update to ExoPlayer 2.9.0

Fixed

  • Video content is not visible when android:background property is defined in the Android theme
  • Crash under certain conditions when BitmovinPlayer.destroy() is called
  • Internal fixes and performance improvements

10/7/2018

2.15.0

Added

  • DownloadFinishedEvent for DRM license requests
  • Support for custom receiver configuration values (key/value pairs) within the RemoteControlConfiguration

10/2/2018

2.14.1

Added

  • Allow attaching/detaching a BitmovinPlayer to/from a BitmovinPlayerView

Changed

  • Change order of requesting PiP mode and firing the PictureInPictureEnterEvent event

Removed

  • Setter for URL and Type in MediaSource

Fixed

  • Crash when creating an OfflineSourceItem, when offline DRM is not supported
  • ErrorEvents are not propagated when the DRM license download fails.
  • Subtitle (SRT) cues are not displayed or not displayed long enough when they have overlapping times
  • Crash when no metadata are present in the AndroidManifest.xml
  • Crash when widevine security level can't be changed, but is set in the configuration

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