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The Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player delivers a broadcast quality user experience with fast start up and no buffering native in HTML5 as well as a wide range of native apps and platforms, which means no third party plugins. This section of our blog is devoted to the wide range of topics associated with adaptive video playback in a commercial environment including; DRM, ad servers, 360 Video, Virtual Reality, Live Streaming, MPEG-DASH, HLS, Video on Demand (VOD), Over the top content (OTT). Find out more about the Bitmovin Video Player

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Introducing the Bitmovin MP4Inspector

Video developers and streaming engineers (including those at Bitmovin) are often using multiple tools to troubleshoot everything that can go wrong at different points in their end-to-end workflow. This usually …


HTML5 Video Player: How It Works in 6 Definitive Steps

An HTML5 Video Player, in regards to the overall technology stack (on the streaming service side), sits at the end of the workflow, providing audiences with playback. It’s usually the …


Applying Playlist APIs to Bitmovin’s v3 Mobile Player SDK

Bitmovin’s video player is available for nearly all devices, platforms, and implementations. As the number of use cases and devices grows on a global scale, it’s imperative for a video player …


How Bitmovin’s Test Automation team built the first automated solution for Stream Tests

Why is running stream tests important? Ensuring the highest quality of experience with our solutions has always been one of the main drivers of our goals at Bitmovin, and it’s …


How to Replace the Standard HTML5 Video Player

Most Video Players are web-based applications, specifically those built on Web SDKs (any others are typically native to a given device) that allow you to stream your video files over …


MP4 vs MKV: Battle of the Video Formats

Mp4 or MKV? It’s not a secret, the world of video technology looms largely in the shadows of back-end development. In this shadowy realm, there is a constant battle amongst …


Bitmovin Stream Lab – A New Approach to Device Testing, Support and Playback

Launching & managing a streaming service in today’s market can be a bit overwhelming and I know right now you’re saying “Duh Adam, thanks for the groundbreaking opinion” but it’s …


Quality of Experience (QoE) in Video Technology [2022 Guide]

Quality of Experience (QoE) in Video Technology [2022 Guide] Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Quality of Experience in video technology. If you’re looking for the following: Why QoE in …


HTML5 Video Tag Guide [2022]: Back to basics

This is our definitive guide to the HTML5 Video tag in 2022. In this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide, you will discover everything you need to know about working with HTML5 …


What is VOD (Video on Demand) Platform? A Complete Guide (2022)

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Video on Demand (VOD). Video is the go-to medium for content consumption, and that’s only accelerated with pandemic-induced lockdowns. Combine that with smart devices …