Asif Khan


How to Play HLS Live Stream using ExoPlayer

In the previous blog, we have discussed the basics of Android ExoPlayer, advantages & disadvantages. You can find its link here Introduction to Android ExoPlayer. In this blog, we are going to learn how to play live stream using ExoPlayer. We will be using HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) technology as communication protocol to serve the...



Introduction to Android ExoPlayer

ExoPlayer as the name suggests is a type of media player built on top of Android's low level media API's. It is a better replacement for traditional MediaPlayer that Android framework provides as it has some enhanced features such as Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH), HLS adaptive streams etc. It can be used to play audio and...