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Latest Releases

Date

Version

Stable

10/16/2019

8.19.1

Fixed

  • Missing metadata events for HLS streams with multiple discontinuities
  • Player.unload causing obsolete PlayerErrors in case of unreachable HLS variant playlists

Stable

10/14/2019

8.19.0

Added

Changed

Fixed

  • Parsing of named colors in TTML subtitles
  • getCurrentTime returning 0 while ad is playing
  • Subtitles not showing after period switch
  • DASH fragmented TTML subtitles not showing on IE11
  • Occasional content pixelisation
  • PROGRAM-DATE-TIME-based timestamp mapping for HLS is applied wrongly if awaiting one or more playlist updates before starting playback
  • HLS streams with EXT-X-PROGRAM-DATETIME not starting playback with no autoplay
  • Flickering of content
  • Starting a seek operation right before a gap in the content could be overruled by skipping the gap
  • Endless buffering when the current period drops out of the manifest
  • HLS variant playlists still being requested after the player was unloaded
  • An error being logged when attempting to seek in a SegmentList live stream before playback has started

Stable

10/8/2019

8.18.2

Fixed

  • Failing npm build due to missing analytics module
  • Missing metadata events for HLS streams with multiple discontinuities

Stable

9/30/2019

8.18.1

Fixed

  • Playback failures on HLS streams with changing AES encrypted/unencrypted discontinuities

Stable

9/30/2019

8.18.0

Added

  • In-manifest thumbnail preview support for DASH streams (DASH-IF IOP conform)
  • Support for multi-region TTML/DFXP subtitles through the player API
  • Support for HLS streams with different amount of discontinuity sequences

Removed

  • Removed tweak disable_subtitles_period_switch to disable period switching on subtitles

Fixed

  • Newly loaded sources on Chromecast not following autoplay configuration
  • Uncaught error when disposing a player that uses the Tizen module
  • Endless buffering of segments when requested from invalid/non-existing domains
  • DRM_KEY_ERROR being triggered for some Fairplay streams due to duplicate needkey events
  • Multi-period DASH SegmentTimeline streams with SegmentTimeline definitions on multiple levels
  • Uncaught exception when merging AdaptationSets for DRM streams with multiple video AdaptationSets and differing DRM decryption keys

Known Issues

  • Playback failures with HLS streams with changing AES encrypted discontinuities and non decrypted discontinuities

Stable

9/24/2019

8.17.1

Fixed

  • CEA-608 captions for HLS fMP4 streams not being shown
  • Buffered CEA-608 captions discarded in case of an in-buffer seek or timeshift

Stable

9/16/2019

8.17.0

Fixed

  • HLS live streams with one segment being looped at the start/end of the playlist
  • Segments requested from incorrect URL when a manifest containing a redirect is loaded
  • VPAID ad tag that lead to faulty IMA SDK behaviour making the Player buffer forever
  • Skip button not being shown for some linear VPAID ad tags
  • Not being able to set a higher target buffer level than the default
  • Video and audio segments getting downloaded out of sync for HLS VOD with missing segments
  • Playback getting stuck when doing a timeShift exactly to boundaries of DASH Periods and HLS discontinuities
  • Seek for HLS live streams (TweaksConfig.enable_seek_for_live enabled)
  • Improve memory usage when Service Worker is active

Stable

9/9/2019

8.16.2

Fixed

  • DASH fragmented TTML subtitles didn't show from the very beginning

Stable

9/2/2019

8.16.1

Fixed

  • Unnecessary console warning originating from bundled library

Stable

9/2/2019

8.16.0

Added

  • Internal refactorings and code improvements

Changed

  • Updated bundled analytics collector to v2.5.2

Fixed

  • Occasional stalling of SegmentTimeline DASH streams with a short DVR window
  • Metadata events being kept across source loads for HLS streams in Safari if ServiceWorker is used and TweaksConfig.native_hls_parsing is enabled.
  • Loading HLS master playlist twice in Safari if TweaksConfig.native_hls_parsing is enabled
  • PlayerAPI.timeShift not being usable for live streams in Safari if TweaksConfig.enable_seek_for_live is enabled
  • Transition from VPAID pre-roll ads to main content containing segments addressed via byte ranges

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