Radiant Media Player

Compatibility table


Compatibility table sections:


Supported codecs

Support for a given codec depends on the targeted device/OS/browser to provide support for this codec. Current industry standard for cross-device delivery of video content is H.264/AAC. If multiple sets of codec are provided to the player it will automatically detect which codec to use based on device capabilities.

  • Video
  • Audio with video
  • Audio-only
    • AAC in MP4/M4A or TS container
    • MP3 in MP3 or TS container
    • Opus in OGG container
    • Vorbis in OGG container

Supported streaming protocols


Supported browsers (mobile & desktop)

OS Rendering engine(1) Rendering mode Supported streaming protocols HTML5 video ads DRM AES HLS Autoplay Live streaming DVR controls 360 video HTML5 audio
Android 4.4+ Chrome HTML5 HLS, DASH(2), MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine(2) Yes Muted autoplay(3) Yes Yes(2) Yes(4) Yes
Firefox(2) HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes No Yes Muted autoplay Yes Yes No Yes
Samsung Internet 5+(2) HTML5 HLS, MP4/WebM Yes No Yes Muted autoplay(20) Yes Live-only(5) Yes(4) Yes
Facebook in-app browser(2) HTML5 HLS, MP4/WebM Yes No Yes Muted autoplay Yes Yes Yes(4) Yes
iOS 9+ Safari HTML5 HLS, MP4 Yes HLS FairPlay(16) Yes Muted autoplay(6) Yes Yes(7) Yes(8) Yes
Facebook in-app browser HTML5 HLS, MP4 Yes No Yes Muted autoplay(6) Yes Yes(7) Yes(8) Yes
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10 Chrome HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Muted autoplay mainly(18) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Firefox HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows 10 MS Edge HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4 Yes DASH PlayReady Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows 8.1 Internet Explorer 11 HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4 Yes DASH PlayReady Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Windows 8 Internet Explorer 11 HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Windows 7 Internet Explorer 11 HTML5 MP4 Yes(10) No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Mac OS X 10.8+ Safari 8+ HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4 Yes HLS FairPlay(17) Yes Muted autoplay mainly(11) Yes Yes Yes(19) Yes
Chrome HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Muted autoplay mainly(18) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Firefox HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Linux(12) Chrome HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Muted autoplay mainly(18) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Firefox HTML5(13) HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Supported web-based mobile apps

OS Rendering engine(1) Rendering mode Supported streaming protocols HTML5 video ads DRM AES HLS Autoplay Live streaming DVR controls 360 video HTML5 audio
Android 5+ Cordova 6+ HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes(4) Yes
iOS 9+ Cordova 6+ HTML5 HLS, MP4 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes(7) Yes(8) Yes

Using Radiant Media Player in a Cordova-based application requires a PLATFORM Edition license key.


Supported OTT devices

OS Rendering engine Rendering mode Supported streaming protocols HTML5 video ads DRM AES HLS Autoplay Live streaming DVR controls 360 video HTML5 audio
Desktop apps with Electron 2+
(Windows, macOS, Linux)
Chromium 61+ HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fire TV apps Web Apps HTML5 HLS, MP4 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Live-only No No
Google Cast(14) Cast receiver application (CAF) HTML5 HLS, DASH, MP4/WebM No DASH/HLS Widevine Yes Yes Yes Live-only(5) No Yes
AirPlay(15) AirPlay receiver application HTML5 HLS, MP4 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Live-only(5) No Yes

Using Radiant Media Player in an Electron-based application requires a PLATFORM Edition license key.


Compatibility table support notes

(1) When version for a browser/WebView is not specified we support the latest public versions for this browser/WebView

(2) Android 5+ only

(3) Muted autoplay support is available in Chrome 53+ for Android

(4) Android 6+ only

(5) Where DVR controls are not available the player will handle the DVR stream as simple live stream

(6) Muted autoplay support is available in iOS 10+

(7) DVR controls are available when player is in fullscreen mode on iOS 11+ otherwise the player will handle the DVR stream as simple live stream

(8) 360 video on iOS is only available in iOS 11.3+

(10) On Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 video ads in HTML5 video are fully supported with MP4 progressive download

(11) On macOS Safari 11+ only muted autoplay is available by default - autoplay behaviour can be tuned by viewer in Safari preferences (ranging from "Allow All Auto-Play" to "Stop Media with Sound" to "Never Auto-Play")

(12) We support the latest LTS desktop Ubuntu - other Debian-based distros could work but are not actively tested by the Radiant Media Player team

(13) In order to render H.26* video or AAC audio through HTML5 video Firefox for Linux generally requires installing additional codecs that may not be available by default with the OS. You may refer to this article for more information.

(14) We provide support for any Google Cast compliant receiver devices (Chromecast, Android TV ...)

(15) We provide support for any Apple AirPlay compliant receiver devices (Apple TV, Airport Express, AirPlay-compatible speakers ...)

(16) Requires Safari on iOS 11.2+

(17) Requires macOS 10.11+ with Safari 9+

(18) Since Chrome 66+, autoplay with sound is restricted for most viewers. Read our blog post on the subject and our recommendation for a unified muted autoplay approach for both desktop and mobile devices.

(19) 360 video on macOS Safari is only available in macOS Safari 11+

(20) Muted autoplay is only available in Samsung Internet 7+