Adaptive Bitrate API

Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) API

The Abr object allows to control the adaptive bitrate behavior of the player. This API is available from version 2.30.0 onward.

Properties

The Abr object provides the following properties:

Property Type Description
strategy string Optionally specifies one of the available pre-set strategies that the player will use. The following strategies are available

'performance' : This is the default strategy. The player will optimize ABR behavior to focus on the performance of the player. This strategy initiates playback with the lowest quality suitable for the device which means faster start-up time.

'quality' : The player will optimize ABR behavior to focus displaying the best visual quality to the end-user. This strategy initiates playback with the highest bit rate suitable for the device.