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Latest Releases

Date

Version

Stable

6/25/2019

1.9.0

Changed

  • Displaying of errors. Error messages are shown along with the error code and name

Stable

6/11/2019

1.8.0

Fixed

  • error event is now fired before unload event
  • Closed Caption mode can now be changed before playback has started

Stable

5/27/2019

1.7.0

Added

  • Custom HTTP header support

Stable

5/13/2019

1.6.0

Added

  • getDuration API method to get the duration from the video node

Stable

4/30/2019

1.5.0

Added

  • BIF thumbnail track support

Fixed

  • timeShifted event is now fired after playback resumes instead of when the timeshift operation begins
  • Using the remote control in a live stream now fires timeShift events instead of seek events

Stable

4/17/2019

1.4.0

Added

  • getConfig API call which returns the current config of the player
  • metadata field which contains the most recent received metadata from the video stream
  • Support for timed EMSG metadata

Fixed

  • Remote control cannot start initial playback

Stable

4/3/2019

1.3.0

Added

  • Observable fields timeShift and timeShifted in addition to API functions timeShift, getTimeShift, getMaxTimeShift to manipulate playback position in live content
  • Field assetType in the source config to signal whether the content is live
  • sourceLoaded and sourceUnloaded events/fields
  • play event/field which notifies about the intention to start/resume playback
  • isLive API function

Stable

3/21/2019

1.2.0

Added

  • Field currentTime to get the current playback position of the player in seconds
  • Allow the default UI to be disabled by adding 'ui: false' to the config file
  • Fire seek and seeked events when fast forward or rewind is done using the remote control

Stable

2/5/2019

1.1.0

Added

  • Allow to set custom data in the DRM config for PlayReady license requests
  • API functions getAudio and setAudio to get/set the currently selected audio track
  • Field availableAudio to get a list of available audio tracks
  • API functions getSubtitle and setSubtitle to get/set the currently selected subtitle track

Changed

  • Renamed property url of subtitle track object to id

10/9/2018

1.0.0

Added

  • Supported Streaming formats: MPEG-DASH, HLS, Smooth Streaming, Progressive
  • Supported Content protection schemes: MPEG-DASH/PlayReady, Smooth Streaming/PlayReady, HLS/AES-128
  • Player API calls: setup, load, unload, preload, play, pause, seek, mute, unmute, captionMode, isMuted, isPlaying, isPaused, isStalled, availableSubtitles
  • Observable fields: playerState, error, warning, seek, seeked
  • Player states (playerState field): setup, ready, playing, paused, finished, stalling, error
  • Player licensing integration
  • Introduced new error codes

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