Latest Releases JW Player JW Platform iOS SDK Android SDK


JW DRM Certified

Our first JW DRM certified Android SDK release.


Release Date: September 2, 2021 (Build 130)

  • Improved memory management.
  • Fixed an issue where IMA response does not fire ads callbacks and causes the player to stop.
  • Fixed a bug where user interface does not behave seamlessly when selecting side-loaded caption options.
  • Fixed a bug where preroll ads play from background when app sent to background during ads buffering.


Release Date: June 3, 2021 (Build 123)

  • Fixed an issue where autoplay doesn’t behave as expected when IMA prerolls error out.
  • Fixed an issue where video player does not set up properly on Android 4.4, 5.0, 6.0.


Release Date: April 8, 2021 (Build 122)

  • Fixed an issue where player crashes in rotating orientation when JWPlayerView passes in a non-activity Context in the constructor.


Release Date: February 26, 2021 (Build 120)

  • Fixed an issue where casting live video takes to start while casting.
  • Fixed an issue where pre-roll ad plays from the background when the app is backgrounded during ad buffering.
  • Fixed a bug where the foregrounded ad is being skipped with irregular behavior when the backgrounded ad brought back.


Release Date: December 17, 2020 (Build 119)

  • Fixed a FreeWheel issue causing the app to crash after "adId":39689202 mid-roll ads being played.


Release Date: December 1, 2020 (Build 118)


  • Added adTagParameters support to DAI configuration.
  • Updated IMA SDK to 3.19.3 to avoid crashes with GDPR consent libraries.


  • Fixed an issue causing Snapback plays more than the latest skipped ads.
  • Fixed an issue causing the player to call pause() unexpectedly when the app is backgrounded while casting.
  • Fixed a bug causing the player seeking to bring the position to the beginning of the content.
  • Fixed an issue causing audio only livestream does not start playing automatically.