This topic describes the release notes for ApsaraVideo Player SDK for Web and provides links to the relevant references.

2022-05-16

Release date Version Description
2022-05-16 V2.9.21
  • The preventRecord parameter is supported. You can set preventRecord to true to prevent plug-ins on 360 Secure Browser or some third-party browsers from recording the screen.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2022-04-25

Release date Version Description
2022-04-25 V2.9.20 Specific known issues are fixed.

2022-01-14

Release date Version Description
2022-01-14 V2.9.19
  • The time shifting feature during live streaming is improved.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2022-01-13

Release date Version Description
2022-01-13 V2.9.18 Adaptive bitrate streaming is supported for Low-Latency HTTP Live Streaming (LL-HLS).

2021-12-22

Release date Version Description
2021-12-22 V2.9.17 LL-HLS is supported.

2021-11-23

Release date Version Description
2021-11-23 V2.9.16 The issue where the video tag is hijacked by UC Browser is fixed.

2021-11-08

Release date Version Description
2021-11-08 V2.9.14 Stream pulling over Real-Time Streaming (RTS) is supported for the built-in browser of WeChat for Android V7.0.9 and later.

2021-10-26

Release date Version Description
2021-10-26 V2.9.13 Specific known issues are fixed.

2021-09-18

Release date Version Description
2021-09-18 V2.9.12
  • The following bitrate switch methods for the playback of Digital Rights Management (DRM)-encrypted videos that use different bitrates are supported:
    • Adaptive bitrate
    • Manual switch
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2021-08-19

Release date Version Description
2021-08-19 V2.9.11
  • LazyLoad is supported for Flash Video (FLV) live streams.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2021-08-04

Release date Version Description
2021-08-04 V2.9.8

Specific known issues are fixed.

2021-07-09

Release date Version Description
2021-07-09 V2.9.7
  • The getCurrentPDT method is added for HLS-based videos to obtain the ProgramDateTime value in real time.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2021-06-24

Release date Version Description
2021-06-24 V2.9.6
  • DRM playback is supported.
  • Frame synchronization is supported for FLV live streams.
  • The seiFrame event can be subcribed to allow you to obtain supplemental enhancement information (SEI) in FLV videos.
  • Keyboard shortcuts are added.
  • The status of the control bar is added.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2020-12-31

Release date Version Description
2020-12-31 V2.9.3
  • The loadByUrl method can be called to switch between the streaming URLs of RTS streams.
  • Repeated stream pulling is supported for RTS streams.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2020-11-16

Release date Version Description
2020-11-16 V2.9.2
  • The customTag parameter is added.
  • The rtsVersion parameter is added to allow you to specify the version of RTS SDK that you want to load.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2020-10-23

Release date Version Description
2020-10-23 V2.9.1
  • Playback of RTS streams is supported.
  • Frame synchronization is supported for HLS live streams.
  • The seiFrame event can be subscribed to allow you to obtain SEI in HLS videos.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2020-09-08

Release date Version Description
2020-09-08 V2.9.0
  • The resolutionChange event can be subscribed to allow you to receive notifications when the video resolution is changed during live streaming.
  • The thumbnail feature is supported when the cursor is hovered over the progress bar of a video that is played by video ID.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2020-07-21

Release date Version Description
2020-07-21 V2.8.9
  • Encrypted live streaming based on HLS is supported.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2020-03-30

Release date Version Description
2020-03-30 V2.8.8 Specific known issues are fixed.

2019-12-11

Release date Version Description
2019-12-11 V2.8.7
  • The playback of HLS streams with different bitrates is improved.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2019-05-10

Release date Version Description
2019-05-10 V2.8.2
  • The preview feature is supported by the HTML5 player.
  • Playback retry is supported for on-demand videos that failed to be played.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2019-02-22

Release date Version Description
2019-02-22 V2.8.1
  • The progress bar in the HTML5 player can be marked.
  • The playback in WeChat is improved.
  • Security Token Service (STS)-based playback is improved.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2019-01-11

Release date Version Description
2019-01-11 V2.8.0
  • The playback capability that is developed based on the proprietary cryptography methods of Alibaba Cloud is supported by the HTML5 player.
  • The user interface (UI) and the seeking feature are improved.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2018-11-29

Release date Version Description
2018-11-29 V2.7.4
  • The media URL can be obtained by using the vid and playauth parameters. Resolutions can be filtered and the default resolution can be specified.
  • Subtitles can be configured for your live streams.
  • DRM-based playback in web browsers is supported.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2018-08-16

Release date Version Description
2018-08-16 V2.7.2
  • Switching betwen multi-bitrate live streams is optimized.
  • Switching between the FLV and HLS protocols during time shifting is supported. To return to a previous video, switch to the HLS protocol. To return to the current stream, switch to the FLV protocol.
  • The control bar can be hidden after the cursor remains idle for a specific period of time in full-screen mode.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2018-06-25

Release date Version Description
2018-06-25 V2.7.1 The playback issues of HLS videos in WeChat for Android are fixed.

2018-06-18

Release date Version Description
2018-06-18 V2.7.0
  • Multiple subtitles, audio tracks, and thumbnails are supported.
  • The language can be changed.
  • Encrypted playback is supported by the Flash player.
  • The player UI is updated.

2018-03-16

Release date Version Description
2018-03-16 V2.6.0
  • The playback of sources that use multiple resolutions is supported.
  • The playback of MP3 files by VID is supported.
  • Rotation and mirroring features are supported.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2018-03-05

Release date Version Description
2018-03-05 V2.5.1
  • Error messages are optimized.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2018-01-09

Release date Version Description
2018-01-09 V2.5.0
  • STS-based playback is supported.
  • The UI of the HTML5 player is updated.
  • Time shifting is supported.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2017-12-06

Release date Version Description
2017-12-06 V2.4.0
  • The following feature is supported: a message is displayed to provide the option for users to change the resolution under poor network conditions.
  • Resolution matching in MTS-based playback is optimized.
  • A method that can be used to query the current playback status is added.
  • The seeking event is added.
  • Operations can be performed in full-screen mode.
  • The issue where no error message is returned when the token of the Flash player expires is fixed.

2017-11-23

Release date Version Description
2017-11-23 V2.3.5
  • The HTTPS protocol is supported.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.

2017-11-17

Release date Version Description
2017-11-17 V2.3.0
  • FLV videos can be played by the HTML5 player. For more information, see FLV playback.
  • Watermarks can be included in snapshots in the HTML5 player. For more information, see Watermark settings.
  • Components can be customized. For more information, see Custom component settings.
  • Specific known issues are fixed.