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Date

Version

Stable

3/31/2020

8.32.0

Added

Fixed

Stable

3/17/2020

8.31.0

Added

Fixed

  • Seeking back when VOD stream ended
  • HLS adaptation logic would fail to switch to other renditions if playlist was missing resolution information
  • Unloading a source failing on Tizen
  • Duplicate PlaybackFinished events after loading different technologies
  • Not respecting startupBitrate on content restoration for VOD

Stable

3/3/2020

8.30.1

Fixed

  • Audio tracks being removed on HLS discontinuity
  • DRM-protected live streams getting stuck
  • Transition back to DRM-protected main content after ads fails

Stable

3/3/2020

8.30.0

Added

  • Support for byte-ranged WebM content
  • Support for WebVTT inline styles
  • Webos player module to support switching between protected/unprotected content

Fixed

  • Failing to play back MPEG-TS streams when the Tizen module is active
  • Decoding error when playing back unencrypted content with a DRM config on LG 2017 devices
  • Rapid seeking could lead to the player loading segments at the wrong position with SegmentTimeline streams
  • DRM protected playback when DRM config is present in manifest but not in Source config
  • Multiple encryption transitions for DASH assets on WebOS devices
  • VTT subtitle cues not getting updated when seeking back

Stable

2/18/2020

8.29.1

Fixed

Stable

2/17/2020

8.29.0

Added

  • Envivio module to handle specifics of the Envivio packager
  • onLog callback to the LogsConfig that is invoked whenever a message is logged

Fixed

Stable

2/3/2020

8.28.0

Added

  • Smarter adaptation set merging where only adaptation sets with the same language get merged
  • Reuse DRM session across client side ad transitions, no additional license requests
  • Enhanced support for WebVTT subtitles by recognizing a multitude of additional options available from SubtitleCueEvent.vtt, including regions, voice spans, class spans, text direction, text alignment, positioning, and size.

Fixed

  • PlayerEvent.SegmentPlayback sometimes being fired at the wrong playback time when using HLS sources with multiple qualities
  • Wrong error message when MEDIA_ERR_DECODE is fired by video element
  • Potentially stalling for a long time when trying to play over a discontinuity when the playlist contains duplicate segment URLs in different discontinuity sequences
  • Metadata event not firing on each segment with ID3 HLS sources
  • Loading the same segment for two different qualities when playing at the DVR edge in a HLS live stream and the player stalls while segments drop out
  • Skipping the first segment in a playlist when playing at the DVR edge in a HLS live stream and a quality switch happens while segments drop out
  • Discontinuity adjustments are not made on Fragmented Subtitles
  • Potentially long stalling when switching qualities right at HLS discontinuity boundaries
  • Wrong timing of SegmentPlayback and Metadata events with ServiceWorker
  • Improved segment_encryption_transition_handling tweak to behave more seamlessly and add support for new Edge
  • Captions not being properly parsed after discontinuity transitions in HLS streams

Stable

1/20/2020

8.27.0

Added

  • Added resume_live_content_at_previous_position_after_ad_break to TweaksConfig to specify whether live content should resume playback at the playback time before the ad break. This is required in order to be able to use AdConfig.replaceContentDuration for live streams. By default live content resumes at the live edge.

Fixed

  • Seeking back to the start of an ad shortly after the ad starts playback when using adaptive streaming ads
  • Missing DASH dependency for Smooth and XML dependency for DASH module
  • EXT-X-START sometimes not being respected when using HLS in Safari
  • CEA Closed Captions not being reactivated after transitioning back from a client-side ad
  • Pixelated content after ad break on HLS + PlayReady

Stable

1/8/2020

8.26.0

Added

Fixed

  • Error log in browser console during XML parsing of DASH manifest on IE, Edge and Firefox
  • Playhead directly jumping to the end of the stream when seeking near it
  • Seek into unbuffered area would sometimes seek to the beginning of a segment before seeking to the actual target time
  • Uncaught exception when having persistent Ads and loading a new source after first load

Stable

12/19/2019

8.25.1

Fixed

  • DRM_INIT_DATA_MISSING error being thrown in Chrome 79 for multi-period streams

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