Tutorials

The tutorials below include all aspects of setting up and configuring your adaptive streaming system. Our tutorial database is continually updated, so check back regularly.

Live Streaming with the Bitmovin API

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How Live Streaming Works with the Bitmovin API The Bitmovin cloud encoding service is a powerful tool for live streaming, and our API makes it easy to implement. There are basically 4 steps involved when it comes to our live streaming service in the cloud. 1. Ingest RTMP Stream to our Live Encoder Usually a […]


Event Handlers

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Event handlers Introduction When a user interacts with the player or when something happens like an ad is skipped or at the start/end of playback, the Bitmovin HTML5 Player generates a signal (event). These events can then be collected by an event handler and processed by a callback to trigger an action or actions that […]


MPEG-CENC ClearKey DRM Encryption with Bitmovin

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The Bitmovin Cloud Encoding Service now supports MPEG-CENC ClearKey offering you a free alternative to proprietary DRM services. At Bitmovin we are constantly improving our services and adding features requested by our customers. Now we’re proud to present the support of MPEG-CENC ClearKey encryption. Since we already support all of the most important DRM systems such as Widevine, […]


How to setup the Bitmovin Player with Irdeto | DRM provider

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Setup the Bitmovin Player with Irdeto DRM Service If you are not sure what DRM is, you want have an overview and get started, please have a look at our DRM Setup Guide. Nearly every license provider, such as Irdeto or EZDRM, requires a few special information being sent to the DRM license server, or […]


How to setup the Bitmovin Player with BuyDRM as DRM provider

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Setup the Bitmovin Player with BuyDRM If you are not sure what DRM is, you want have an overview and get started, please have a look at our DRM Setup Guide. Nearly every license provider, such as Irdeto or BuyDRM, requires a few special information being sent to the DRM license server, or responds with […]


How to setup the Bitmovin Player with DRMtoday as a DRM provider

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Setup the Bitmovin Player with DRMtoday If you are not sure what DRM is, you want have an overview and get started, please have a look at our DRM Setup Guide. Nearly every license provider, such as Irdeto or EZDRM, requires a few special information being sent to the DRM license server, or responds with […]


How to setup the Bitmovin Player with Conax as DRM provider

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Setup the Bitmovin Player with Conax If you are not sure what DRM is, you want have an overview and get started, please have a look at our DRM Setup Guide. Nearly every license provider, such as Irdeto, EZDRM or Conax, requires a few special information being sent to the DRM license server, or responds […]


Integrate ExpressPlay Multi-DRM System with Bitmovin

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Integrate ExpressPlay Multi-DRM with Bitmovin The following tutorial will show you how to create a video distribution platform, ready to target multiple devices and browsers with a DRM system compatible with Apple’s FairPlay, Google’s Widevine, Microsoft’s PlayReady and the open-standards-based Marlin DRM. This solution is an end-to-end solution that integrates the ExpressPlay Multi-DRM system with […]


How to setup the Bitmovin Player with EZDRM as DRM provider

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Setup the Bitmovin Player with EZDRM If you are not sure what DRM is, you want have an overview and get started, please have a look at our DRM Setup Guide. Nearly every license provider, such as Irdeto or EZDRM, requires a few special information being sent to the DRM license server, or responds with […]


Using multiple DRMs in Parallel

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Using multiple DRMs in Parallel The Bitmovin encoding and player allows you to use multiple DRMs in parallel. This means that you encode, encrypt and package your content once and you can playback with several different DRMs, such as Widevine, PlayReady, PrimeTime, etc. This is especially important if you want to increase your device reach. […]


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