Latest Releases JW Player JW Platform iOS SDK Android SDK


Version 2.4


Release Date: Aug 23, 2016 (Build 160)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with HLS in-manifest subtitle tracks where the "Name" label was not being displayed properly


Release Date: Aug 17, 2016 (Build 159)


  • Fixed an issue where unsupported/incompatible ad creative file types were not being ignored (e.g. Flash ads)
  • Fixed an issue where a selected audio track didn't persist after an ad break
  • Fixed an issue where player skins defaulted to Seven skin colors unless explicitly overidden
  • Fixed an issue where onAdTime() for the Google IMA ad client was not reported in milliseconds and firing frequency was low
  • Fixed an issue where midroll ads were requested right after the previous ad had finished rather than at the time of the next ad break


Release Date: Jul 13, 2016 (Build 158)


  • Fixed an IMA issue where a mid-roll would play after the post-roll and sometimes end in a black screen
  • Fixed an issue with setMute() where it wasn't in effect prior to playback and would unmute during ads
  • Fixed an issue where ad clickthrough would not trigger and onAdClick() would not fire if controls were set to false
  • Fixed an issue where seek() could not be called before playback began
  • Fixed an issue where locally hosted poster images wouldn't load
  • Fixed an issue where PlayerConfig.setFile() would not work with locally hosted videos
  • Fixed an issue where JWPlayerView.getPosition() would not be up-to-date when onSeeked() is fired


Release Date: Jun 29, 2016 (Build 156)

New Features

  • Free, Premium, and Platinum license editions are now supported
  • Ad impression limits are now checked when ad playback is requested in order to prevent ad impression overage charges


  • Fixed a bug where the captions button would not show up on some streams with 608 captions