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5 years 6 months ago #6892 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.7.0 :
+ Valid Joomla 3.2 support.
+ Add window.location and location.href support in frontend JSON functions event.
+ VAST 2.0 and 1.0 ads can now be skipped after preprogramming timed offset, skipoffset flashvar.
+ Nonlinear creatives can now be used in the HTML5 player.
+ Chapter markers points can be added with the WebVTT standard track file.
+ Native fullscreen support in HTML5 for IE11.
+ AAC Audio streaming with ID3 tags is now achievable with the JW Player.
+ Created an API event for when an ad is skipped that will allow publishers to further customize ad interactions.
+ When iFrames are supported, the JW Player can be played in fullscreen.
+ The fontFamily for captions can now be configured to non-latin fonts.
+ When only one language or video quality is present, the player skin shows HD/CC as a toggle instead of an overlay options menu.
+ Advanced HLS features have been moved to the Ads edition of the JW Player.
+ Chapters file support by autogenerate playlist and json playlist and playlist editor.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.7.4071.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.7.4071.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.7.4071.
^ Use getApplication flag for jQuery and J1.5 to 2.5.
^ Load jQuery JavaScript Framework for J3.x by default when using JW box.

- remove some old deprecated comment lines.
- remove Flow plugin, adtonomy video and text ads as its a deprecated product, it can be still load with the flashvars code.
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.8.0 :
+ Newly designed six and five skins.
+ FCC Captions Compliance by supporting further customization of caption styling options.
+ HTML5 video renders up to 4x faster.
+ Ability to extract ID3 metadata from RTMP streams.
+ Newly designed and imagined Pro skins.
+ VAST 3.0 Compliance
+ API updates to determine which ads are currently playing, skipped, and completed.
+ VMAP 1.0 - able to parse ad schedules from a VMAP tag.
+ Audio only mp3 creatives play in the JW Player.
+ Ads show up on the timeslider rail in all skins with the timeSliderCue skin element.
+ Volume API calls work with VPAID ads.
+ Improved HLS Adaptive switching algorithm that provides less buffering and more viewing.
+ Customizable ad skip countdown message.
+ Volume slider thumb no longer disappears when at zero volume.
+ Improved click tracking on VAST 1.0 tags to reflect wrapped tags.
+ Sharing plugin is now include in the Pro License.
+ Some enhancement in the regex replacement.
+ Reduce size package.
+ Cleaning deprecated files during upgrade.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.8.4616.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.8.4616.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.8.4616.

- remove some old deprecated comment lines.
- remove JW player 4.x support.
- remove facebook-it plugin, tweet-it plugin and HD plugin as its a deprecated product, it can be still load with the flashvars code.
- remove deprecated version for sharing, google analytics and captions it can be still load with the flashvars code.
- remove dock and controlbar as it's a deprecated flashvar, it can be still load with the flashvars code.

# fix issue with frontend tag code for advertising plugin.
# fix issue with listbar.position with frontend shortcode.
# fix issue with video tag query and gdata.youtube.com.
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4 years 11 months ago #7304 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.9.0 :
+ Beta Support for Chromecast Plugin, Enterprise and Ads customers can cast mp4 content to a JW Player Chromecast Receiver application with a seamless integration.
+ Beta Chromecast Plugin Supports linear VAST advertising.
+ Beta Chromecast Plugin Supports basic customization and branding of the receiver application.
+ Support for Google Universal Analytics in the built in GA plugin. Maintains support for older data models.
+ JW Player will now supports YouTube HTML5 chromeless player! This allows HTML5 YouTube videos to played in the JW Player on mobile and desktop!
+ Keyboard shortcuts! JW Player can now be controlled with simple keyboard controls in both Flash and HTML5.Tab into the player and use space to begin playback, arrow keys to seek and adjust volume, and the ability quickly and enter/exit fullscreen.
+ Second precise seeking in HLS. When seeking in an HLS stream, instead of seeking to the beginning of a fragment you can seek directly to a second.
+ On Android Chrome fullscreen video playback is customizable with JW Player skins.
+ Support AES decryption of high quality HD HLS streams.The player decrypts and plays encrypted HD content 6x faster than previously, making it possible to stream high quality protected content.
+ Support HLS from Azure without any additional configuration.
+ Updated the Twitter logo in the sharing plugin to comply with brand standards.
+ Android HLS, By default, JW Player blocks HLS playback on Android devices. For Android devices running 4.1 and higher, you can turn this off and allow HLS streams to be played.
+ Valid Strict Standards in PHP.
+ Valid BOTR migration to JW 6, see Updating_Players_From_JW5_to_JW6.pdf for details.
+ Support DRV URL.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.9.4867.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.9.4867.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.9.4867.
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- remove JW 5.x skin, as it's a deprecated product, it can be still load with the flashvars code.
- remove some old deprecated comment lines.

# fix issue with local xml 6 skin.
# fix issue with combine mode botr override local, with remote player in 5.x version and local in 6.x.
# fix botr issue with local mode and jwplayer set in version 6.x, old 5.x playlist was used even if the local player was set to 6.x.
# fix botr issue with combine mode, sharing plugin was already enable even when disable in the dashboard and the backend.
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4 years 9 months ago #7364 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.10.0 :

+ Chromecast Plugin, Cast videos from Chrome on iOS using built in casting controls.
+ Chromecast Plugin, Control closed captions with the JW Player support. Includes FCC caption styling support.
+ Chromecast Plugin, Setting up the player for Chromecast requires publishers to configure their application with JW Player Chromecast receiver URL.
+ Ads plugin, Schedule ads per playlist item instead of having a global schedule for an entire playlist.
+ Ads plugin, Schedule ads in content more accurately using a new format - hh:mm:ss.mmm.
+ Ads plugin, The ads control bar no longer blocks content during ad playback. It fades away after the ad starts playing.
+ Ads plugin, Waterfalling between ad tags is now even easier with built in support. You can now pass in multiple ads into an advertising block as well as into the playAd() API to fall back to multiple ad tags.
+ Ads plugin, Support for the updated Googima IMA API* (HTML5 support dropped in prior versions)
+ Add Limelight ms start parameter for mp4 http pseudo streaming.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.10.4906.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.10.4906.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.10.4906.
^ Upgrade to jquery 1.11.1.

- remove some old deprecated comment lines.
- remove playlist position left, top, over as it's a deprecated position, it can be still load with the flashvars code.
- remove rtmp loadbalance and preprend as it's a deprecated flashvar, it can be still load with the flashvars code.
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4 years 6 months ago #7485 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.11.0 :

+ Support for HLS Protocol 6 Draft version 13 features:
Multiple audio track renditions using #EXT-X-MEDIA with TYPE equal to AUDIO
Subtitles in HTTP Live Streaming using WebVTT with #EXT-X-MEDIA with TYPE equal to SUBTITLES
+ HLS, Flash player will detect timed metadata in ID3 format when embedded in the MPEG-2 transport stream and bubble up in the onMeta() API event
+ HLS, When the #EXT-X-PROGRAM-DATE-TIME tag is present, onMeta() will fire when the applicable segment plays.
+ HLS, The JW Player will automatically select an audio track based on system language
+ HLS, Improved delivery of 608 caption payload
+ HLS, Ability to seek within the buffer without having to rebuffer
+ HLS, Ability to re-seek while media is buffering
+ HLS, DVR sliding control bar appears once the available length is 2 minutes instead of 1 minute.

+ Chromecast Plugin, Casting controls are now available when JW Player renders in Flash to play mp4 videos.
+ Chromecast Plugin, The Cast icon won’t show when source is not playable on the receiver application.
+ Chromecast Plugin, The Cast icons have been updated for design compliance.

+ hlslabels, By default, the JW Player will set video quality levels using information from the manifest files. Use this configuration option to apply a custom quality label to a desired bandwidth in kbps.
+ IE9 is now only supported in Flash, HTML5 support has been removed.
+ net proxy connection type can be set for rtmps connections
+ Poster image will not be loaded when autostart:true, improving player startup speed.
+ webkit-playsinline was added as an attribute of the video tag that JW Player uses when rendered on iOS devices.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.11.4923.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.11.4923.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.11.4923.

- remove some old deprecated comment lines.

# fix issue with repeat parameters and jwplatform.
# fix issue with local xml 6 skin, compensate a Joomla 3.x stripext bug.
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4 years 3 months ago #7540 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.12.0 :

+ HLS, Improved adaptive heuristics for HLS.
+ HLS, Support for Microsoft HLS Azure Clearkey + Playready AES tokenization.

+ Ads plugin, Key value pair variable replacement support in HTML5 and Flash for Google IMA ad requests.
+ Ads plugin, The text for advertising cuepoints can now be customized.

+ Chromecast Plugin, The following HLS v3 streams can now be played on Chromecast : AES Encrypted streams, Live and DVR Streams and VOD streams.
+ Chromecast Plugin, Control playback and volume directly from the Google Cast extension.
+ Chromecast Plugin, The receiver application will disconnect after 20 minutes in an idle state instead of ?.

+ Add Modal Pop-up, a Joomla Native Lightbox.
+ Add SSL support for the CDN player.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.12.4945.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.12.4945.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.12.4945.
^ Upgrade to jquery 1.11.2.
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3 years 11 months ago #7593 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 2.12.1 :

+ Ads plugin, Improved ad scheduling, allowing for the use of playlist ad rules and VMAP schedules within Google IMA.
+ Ads plugin, Added support for nonlinear creatives in HTML5 mode for non-iPhone devices.
+ Ads plugin, Improved timing for video prerolls, preventing content from being played back prior to advertising.
+ Ads plugin, playAd() API call will work in HTML5 mode when using Google IMA.
+ CDN player with new short account token key like this content.jwplatform.com/libraries/PLAYER_CODE.js is now support.

^ Upgrade to JW Flash Player 6.12.4956.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.js 6.12.4956.
^ Upgrade to jwplayer.html5.js 6.12.4956.
^ Upgrade to jquery 1.11.3.

# fix botr issue with combine and local mode, captions outline setting is not compatible with local player.
# fix botr issue with combine mode, related plugin is always enable even when disable it in the dashboard and the backend.
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3 years 8 months ago #7625 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 3.0.0 :

+ Upgrade to JW Player 7.0.3 (Self hosted and CDN)
+ Valid BOTR migration to JW 7, see Updating_Players_From_JW6_to_JW7.pdf for details.
+ JW 7 : MPEG-DASH Support : Stream Live and VOD in HTML5 in modern browsers with MPEG-DASH. See Using DASH Streaming for full list of supported features. Available in Premium Editions only.
+ JW 7 : MPEG-DASH Support : Protect your content with Widevine DRM in Chrome. Available in Enterprise and Ads Editions only.
+ JW 7 : Google Analytics plugin, Add Label parameter.
+ JW 7 : Google Analytics plugin, Analytics.js is the only supported method of Google Analytics usage.
+ JW 7 : Add visualplaylist parameter. By default, JW Player will display a visual playlist icon when a playlist is utilized. This icon can be hidden by setting visualplaylist to false.
+ JW 7 : Add displaydescription parameter, can be used to toggle the display of a files description field.
+ JW 7 : Updated CSS Skinning Model, All JW Player 6 skins have been rebuilt in CSS and are included within the player.
+ JW 7 : Set the name of the your custom skin within JW Player embed configuration to apply custom styles to the player.
+ JW 7 : Use inactive, active, and background configuration options to quickly set the color styles to any skin.
+ JW 7 : Any JW7 setup that uses a premium skin name from JW6 will automatically get the CSS version applied.
+ JW 7 : All icons in JW7 are built using a font. See docs on creating fonts.
+ JW 7 : Advertising Enhancements, JW Player will pick the best VAST Ad creative based on the size of the player when the request was made.
+ JW 7 : Advertising Enhancements, New on (AdRequest) event is triggered when an ad is requested through VAST. This does not work with Google IMA ads.
+ JW 7 : YouTube will only render in HTML5.
+ JW 7 : The player will timeout and fire a setup error if it takes longer than 10 seconds to load.
+ JW 7 : JW Player will dynamically change media providers between playlist items for optimal video playback.
+ JW 7 : API Updates.

^ JW 7 : HLS is now enabled by default for Android devices. To turn HLS off set androidhls:false
^ JW 7 : Listbar has been removed from JW Player 7. This has been replaced with our Visual Playlist feature.
^ JW 7 : Captions plugin, default values are fontSize = 15, fontFamily = sans, backgroundColor = 000000, backgroundOpacity = 75, windowColor = 000000, windowOpacity = 0, Background Outline is not support.
^ JW 7 : Minimum version of Adobe Flash Player is 11.2
^ JW 7 : All embeds require a valid license key to work.
^ JW 7 : All interface elements are rendered in HTML regardless of media provider. Flash media playback will get HTML controls.

^ Adversiting plugin, advertisingcuetext default value is set to Advertisement.
^ Primary player is now set to html5.

# fix SSL support for the CDN player with iframe.
# fix botr issue with combine and local mode, captions block setting is not compatible with local player.

- JW 7 : Download fallback has been removed.
- JW 7 : Because JW7 controls are not rendered in Flash, stagevideo configuration is no longer needed and keep only for JW6.
- JW 7 : Adobe Sitecatalyst built in integration has been removed in favor of creating API level integrations.
- JW 7 : Flash cookies are no longer set by the player for storing any player states between sessions.
- JW 7 : Due to JW7s new skinning model, IE8 is not officially supported with JW7.
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3 years 7 months ago #7665 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 3.1.0 :

+ JW 7 : VPAID 2.0 JavaScript creatives will render even when Flash is used as the main content video provider. Priority of creative choice is given to the order that they appear in the VAST response.
+ JW 7 : When the player is rendering in Flash mode, SWF-based VPAID 1.0 ads will play if they are listed as the first or only creative source.
+ JW 7 : Flash Throttling detection for Chrome.
+ JW 7 : Small Player UI/UX, Devices with a smaller viewing area will now see a more mobile-friendly control bar UI.
+ JW 7 : VPAID 2.0, HTML5/JavaScript Creatives will render on the following desktop browsers when the JW Player is using an HTML5 video provider in: Chrome, Safari, FireFox, Opera, Internet Explorer
+ JW 7 : VPAID 2.0, Fullscreen iOS browsers will play VPAID 2.0 creatives but will not have interactive elements due to no native fullscreen API support.
+ JW 7 : VPAID 2.0, Fullscreen iOS browsers will play VPAID 2.0 creatives but will not have interactive elements due to a lack of native fullscreen API support.

+ Valid JWPlayer.com Hosting.
+ Add a default free JWPlayer key for JW7.

^ Upgrade to JW Player 7.1.4.
^ Upgrade to API BOTR 1.4 tagged 20151013.

# fix issue with JW5.x player configuration not loaded correctly since last upgrade.
# fix botr issue with combine and local mode, watermark block setting is not compatible with local player so it's assign to logo values.

- remove JW 5.x plugins (captions-2, gapro-2, ova-json and sharing-3) as it's a deprecated product.
- remove JW 5.x JSON Events as it's a deprecated product.
- remove default streamer JW 5.x as it's a deprecated product.
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3 years 6 months ago - 3 years 6 months ago #7720 by admin
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Changelog JW Player Plugin Advanced 3.2.0 :

+ JW 7 : Related Plugin, CSS-based design with responsive Grid layout
+ JW 7 : Related Plugin, Automatic Related Playback with configurable countdown timer and message.
+ JW 7 : Related Plugin, Added support for related feeds in JSON file format
+ JW 7 : Related Plugin, New API to triggers and hide display as well as show which video gets watched.
+ JW 7 : Sharing Plugin, CSS-based design
+ JW 7 : Sharing Plugin, New API to triggers and hides display as well as showing which networks get clicked.
+ JW 7 : Sharing Plugin, Add your own custom social networks. Default networks include - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Email, Tumblr, Google Plus, Reddit, LinkedIn.
+ JW 7 : Support for Content Preload, Provides faster video startup by preloading media metadata, parsing manifest on page load, and/or starting to download the actual media.

^ Right click customizations are now part of Free Edition and have an updated design.
^ When seeking with DVR, we now show a tooltip displaying the time.
^ HLS AES Key request frequency decreased.
^ dash configuration no longer needed to play MPEG-DASH streams.
^ DASH provider updated to Shaka 1.5.1.
^ PRIV ID3 metadata will now be exposed in HLS streams.
^ On mobile, display icon will appear on pause and tapping video area will now toggle playback.
^ play() and pause() now work for VPAID 2 JS creatives.
^ Custom logos will no longer hide with controls set to false.
^ Settings are no longer saving via Cookies. JW Player now uses local storage.
^ DASH sources will not attempt to play on non-chrome or edge browsers
^ Increased setup timeout from 10 to 30 seconds
^ Adjusted the placement of captions to react to controlbar being shown.
^ Updated Audio mode behavior to not get throttled by Chrome power saving.

^ Upgrade to JW Player 7.2.3.
^ Default player is JW7.

- Remove 1.js file
- Remove some old deprecated comment lines.
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