Latest Releases JW Player JW Platform iOS SDK Android SDK


Version 2.4


Release Date: Sep. 6, 2016 (Build 79)


  • Optimized asset loading to be asynchronous on the background thread


  • Fixed an issue where if several instances of the player were created concurrently, only the last player instantiated would play


Release Date: Aug. 26, 2016 (Build 77)


  • Fixed an issue where unsupported/incompatible ad creative file types were not being ignored (e.g. Flash ads)


Release Date: Aug. 15, 2016 (Build 74)


  • Fixed an issue where a crash would occur upon player deallocation on iOS 8


Release Date: Aug. 10, 2016 (Build 73)


  • Player specific volume control

Known Issues

  • Volume control does not apply to Google IMA ads or casting at this time


Release Date: Jul. 08, 2016 (Build 58)


  • Fixed an issue where OnAdPlay() was not fired for IMA ads when ad resumed
  • Fixed an issue where VAST ads would loop if called during playback of a DRM encrypted file
  • Fixed an issue where the player incorrectly shows a "play" state when returning from background
  • Fixed an issue where IMA ads didn't play in playlists if the IMA tag contained percent-encoding within the optional "cust_params" query string parameter.
  • Fixed an issue where adClick would open Safari even if openSafariOnAdClick was set to "NO"
  • Fixed an issue where the ad would continue playing in the background after an ad click opens Safari
  • Fixed an issue where a paused video would resume playing when app sent to background


Release Date: Jun. 29, 2016 (Build 56)

New Features

  • Playback of HLS streams protected with Apple FairPlay Streaming (FPS) is now supported
  • 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