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v4.3

Localization Support, WebVTT Captions in Chromecast and More!

Now you can display labels and other UI elements in your user's native language. We've also added a much-requested feature--captions in Chromecast.

4.3.0

Release Date: December 6, 2021

Features and Improvements

  • Added localization support for languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
  • Added localization support by IMA with IMASdkSettings configuration
  • Added support for in-manifest WebVTT captions when casting to Chromecast
  • IMA midroll and postroll ads are now pre-requested to improve the transition between content and ads

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue where empty IMA ads caused the player to become unresponsive
  • Fixed a DAI bug on Android API 5.0 where the ads do not play
  • Fixed a VAST bug where after skipped midroll the progress bar goes to the end of the stream.
  • Fixed a bug where IMA midrolls would not be requested as expected during video playback