JW Player added more than 4,500 software-as-a-service customers and doubled revenue in the past year, and it now reaches more than 1 billion unique viewers in a single month. It’s also announcing that it has raised $20 million in Series D funding.
JW Player today announced the release of the latest version of its media player, JW Player 6.11. This release of the world’s most widely distributed video player introduces significant upgrades to JW Player’s support for HLS, providing publishers with up to 50 percent faster video streaming capabilities, multi-language soundtracks and captions. In addition, JW Player 6.11 includes support for Chromecast in Flash. These enhancements provide unprecedented video power, speed and capabilities at an affordable price to the mass market of video publishers.
JW Player, a leading digital and mobile video platform and player company, today announced it is making its Pro player edition free of charge, providing customers with increased functionality and value.