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Latest Releases

Date

Version

Stable

7/6/2021

2.66.0

Added

Fixed

  • Unexpected MetadataEvents for SCTE tags during seeking
  • Online playback occasionally not starting for AES-128 protected streams
  • Unexpected TimeChanged events when calling play right after the PlaybackFinished event

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1
  • Already partially downloaded data for offline playback will be lost and has to be re-downloaded after updating from below 2.64.2 to this version
  • When upgrading to this version, FairPlay protected streams that were downloaded with a version before 2.64.2 (using OfflineManager) are not playable anymore when the device is offline

Stable

7/6/2021

2.65.0

Added

Fixed

  • No audio on playback when there is no default audio track defined in the asset

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1
  • Already partially downloaded data for offline playback will be lost and has to be re-downloaded after updating from below 2.64.2 to this version
  • When upgrading to this version, FairPlay protected streams that were downloaded with a version before 2.64.2 (using OfflineManager) are not playable anymore when the device is offline

Stable

6/22/2021

2.64.3

Removed

  • Internal extensions from public documentation

Fixed

  • Offline playback of AES-128 encrypted HLS content when only a variant playlist is used

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1
  • Already partially downloaded data for offline playback will be lost and has to be re-downloaded after updating from below 2.64.2 to this version
  • When upgrading to this version, FairPlay protected streams that were downloaded with a version before 2.64.2 (using OfflineManager) are not playable anymore when the device is offline

Stable

6/8/2021

2.64.2

Fixed

  • OfflineManager returned data for the wrong SourceItem when there are multiple SourceItems with similar URLs

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1
  • Already partially downloaded data for offline playback will be lost and has to be re-downloaded after updating to this version
  • When upgrading to this version, FairPlay protected streams that were downloaded with a version before 2.64.2 (using OfflineManager) are not playable anymore when the device is offline

Stable

5/26/2021

2.64.1

Fixed

  • Incorrect value of isPlaying and isPaused inside the Bitmovin Player Web UI when the PlaybackFinishedEvent is received

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1

Stable

4/27/2021

2.64.0

Added

  • Support for side-loaded SubtitleTracks when casting to a v3 (CAF) receiver
  • UserInterfaceAPI.scalingMode to dynamically get or set BitmovinPlayerView's ScalingMode
  • ScalingModeChangedEvent to be emitted when BitmovinPlayerView.scalingMode changed
  • SystemUserInterfaceConfiguration.hideFirstFrame to prevent rendering of the first video frame before playback starts when the system UI is used

Fixed

  • Unexpected TimeChangedEvent is emitted between PlayEvent and PlayingEvent

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1

Stable

4/13/2021

2.63.0

Added

  • TweaksConfiguration.playbackStartBehaviour to configure the player behaviour when Player.play is called
  • TweaksConfiguration.unstallingBehaviour to configure the player behaviour when stalling should be exited

Fixed

  • Local playback starts in addition to remote playback when joining an existing Google Cast session with PlaybackConfiguration.isAutoplayEnabled set to true

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode (on System UI) is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1

Stable

3/30/2021

2.62.0

Added

  • Properties sendManifestRequestsWithCredentials, sendSegmentRequestsWithCredentials and sendDrmLicenseRequestsWithCredentials to the RemoteControlConfiguration to control cookies and credentials on requests made on Chromecast CAF (v3) receivers

Changed

  • Type of AdSurvey.uri from URL to String (see the ### Fixed section for more details)

Fixed

  • Crash if an AdSurvey URL in VAST ad tag contains invalid characters.

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode (on System UI) is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1

Stable

3/16/2021

2.61.1

Fixed

  • Missing seekbar when joining an existing Google Cast session
  • Live stream starting at wrong playback position when casting
  • Current time is not updating when joining a cast session while remote playback is paused
  • Seek bar is jumping when seeking on the sender device while casting
  • Incorrect values on CastTimeUpdatedEvent when casting to a V2 receiver
  • isMuted returning wrong value when calling mute before load
  • Ad playback does not respect muted state of the player when changed before load (untracked)

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode (on System UI) is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1

Stable

3/2/2021

2.61.0

Added

Fixed

  • Missing events when casting to a V2 receiver
  • TimeChanged events before StartOffset is applied

Known Issues

  • Picture in Picture mode (on System UI) is not working on iOS 14.0 and iOS 14.1

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