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Latest Releases

Date

Version

Stable

7/10/2020

8.39.1

Fixed

  • Video freezing or device slowing down due to lack of memory

Stable

7/7/2020

8.39.0

Added

  • Support for VAST Extensions for Bitmovin Advertising Module
  • Support for IMSC1 subtitle codec
  • Improved performance of manifest parsing
  • Decreased the time between processing of the manifest and start downloading of segments

Fixed

  • Failing to continuously rewrite BaseMediaDecodeTimes with active Tizen module, when only one stream had BaseMediaDecodeTimes exceeding 32 bits
  • Video freezing when player stalls and quality switch occurs
  • Several unhandled exceptions when quickly changing sources
  • Accessing undefined property on Tizen 2018 TV's when switching sources
  • Fix missing subtitles when startOffset is set
  • Initially requesting lowest quality variant playlist before target variant playlist for HLS
  • Missing audio on Tizen TVs when switching from a Period with BaseMediaDecodeTimes > 2**32 to a Period with smaller BaseMediaDecodeTimes while the playback time stayed over 4.294.967
  • Inaccurate time shifting with multi-period DASH SegmentTimeline streams

Stable

6/23/2020

8.38.0

Added

  • Possibility to switch between audio tracks with different MIME types and incompatible codecs
  • Missing documentation for BufferMediaTypeConfig

Fixed

  • Handling of HDCP related DRM errors when pre-roll ads are scheduled and the immediateLicenseRequest flag is set
  • Player sending unnecessarily many DRM license requests

Stable

6/9/2020

8.37.1

Fixed

  • Playback freezing after mid-roll adbreak on Smart TVs

Stable

6/9/2020

8.37.0

Added

  • Trigger a warning event when updating a timestamp offset fails on a Tizen TV

Fixed

  • CEA-608 Closed Caption cues sporadically missing for HLS streams with fMP4
  • seeked event not triggering when seeking via touch bar on Mac

Stable

6/5/2020

8.36.2

Fixed

  • Continuous loading when seeking from clear section to encrypted section on AES-128 encrypted HLS

Stable

5/29/2020

8.36.1

Fixed

  • Player freezing when seeking back to previous period on streams with different encoded timescales
  • Main content not continuing to play when VMAP adbreak contains an empty VAST
  • Playback freezing when seeking during the transition between clear and DRM-protected content

Stable

5/26/2020

8.36.0

Added

  • Improved performance for SegmentBase streams on low-end devices
  • selectMediaFile method on AdPlayerDelegate to select progressive ad media file based on main content download quality data

Changed

  • Improved API description for PlayerEvents and PlaybackConfig
  • Quality selection of progressive ads considers content bitrate over player resolution when using the Bitmovin Advertising Module

Fixed

  • Ad player pause error on failing to load ad
  • Clear past cues from TimeMetadataHandler
  • Depleting audio buffer could freeze Tizen 2017 models
  • Custom Labeling functions breaking due to invalid string response
  • Content starts automatically when broken streaming ad creative URL is present in VAST response

Stable

5/24/2020

8.35.1

Fixed

  • CEA-608 Closed Caption cues sporadically missing for HLS streams with fMP4

Stable

5/12/2020

8.35.0

Added

  • Parallel requesting of VMAP ad tags before the source has been loaded

Changed

  • Seeking backwards within buffered range does not re-download segments

Fixed

  • Some HLS streams using a deprecated AVC codec format playing back without audio
  • Player failure due to isLive of undefined error
  • HLS live streams playback on Samsung Tizen 2016
  • VMAP Ad tracking requests not including cookies
  • Transition from ad break to content on XBox
  • Continuous buffering when multiple players are used on a same web page

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