JW PLAYER IOS MOBILE SDK

The JW Player SDK for iOS brings the JW Player features and integrations that you love to your native iOS apps. Apps that you build with our SDK work seamlessly with our JW Platform video hosting and streaming, and JW Ads products.

Extend iOS's Media Players

The JW Player iOS SDK is built on top of native player frameworks. This allows you to take advantage of the speed and performance of the native OS, and extend it into a complete video experience that is easy to customize and monetize.

Key Feature
JW iOS SDK
AV Player
iOS Media Player
360 Video + VR Playback
Playlists
Multiple Caption Tracks
Native VAST 3.0
Google IMA
DPI-Responsive UI
CSS Skinning
User-Selectable Playback Quality
VPAID 2.0
Chromecast

Supported Features

The JW Player SDK for iOS is a cost effective, out of the box solution that provides parity for your players across native mobile and mobile web.

Video & Audio Formats
MP4 / H.264 (Baseline, Main, High profiles)
AAC, MP3
Streaming and Playback
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) - VOD and live streams
360 Video + VR Playback, including 4K Adaptive Bitrate Streaming
Live DVR
Progressive download MP4 videos (single- or multi-rate/resolution)
Playback of AES-encrypted HLS streams
Multiple Audio Tracks (HLS)
Audio-only playback (AAC)
ID3 Timed Metadata
Picture in Picture (iOS 9 iPad only)
Playback of video resolutions from mobile to HD
Local file playback
Background audio support
Apple FairPlay Streaming decryption
Player Features
Playlists
Customizable video player controls
Custom CSS Skinning and branding
DPI-responsive player UI optimized for mobile
Google Chromecast support
Apple AirPlay support
Monetization & Ads
VAST 3.0
VMAP
Google IMA
VPAID 2.0
360/VR Playback
Up to 4K Resolution
HLS Adaptive Bitrate Streaming
Live Streaming
Gyroscope motion support
Monoscopic & stereoscopic support
"Magic window" viewing
Customizable UI (playback controls, seekbar)
Get/Set VrViewAngle API
Compatible with Cardboard, and Daydream VR headsets
Accessibility
Out-of-band Captions (Sidecar) WebVTT, SRT, TTML (DFXP)
Caption Styling (FCC Compliant)
Multiple caption tracks
In-Band 608 Captions
HLS in-manifest captions

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