Documentation

Migration guide

From v7 to v8

Please read the below carefully to avoid any breaking changes in your player set up when upgrading to Radiant Media Player v8 from v7
  • Removed
    • Removed VR headset support (360 video is still available) - removed hint.vr player label, videoVR and videoVRFocalLength settings
    • Removed s3 & s4 player skins - s3 skin is now s2 skin
    • Removed built-in ad-blocker detection: removed adblockerdetected API event, ads.adBlockerDetectedMessage player labels, adBlockerDetection, adBlockerDetectedPreventPlayback settings - removed getAdBlockerDetected API
    • Removed support for Pro Edition license keys - customers should upgrade to RMP Edition license key if not done already
    • Removed hideModule settings
    • Removed fadeInPlayer setting
    • Removed Brazilian Portuguese language support for player labels as mostly redundant with Portuguese - only Portuguese is now available
    • Removed hint.threeSixty player label
    • Removed noSupportDownload and noSupportInstallChromeLink player labels
    • Removed src.hlsHevc support
    • Removed legacy debugOverlayEnv setting
    • Removed legacy player builds
    • Removed hasMobilePreload property from environment API
    • Removed getPlayerMode API method (replaced with error event with code 107)
    • Removed deprecated settings: hlsJSEnableCMCD, hlsJSUseHeadersForCMCD, hlsJSLowLatencyMode, hlsJSCapLevelToPlayerSize, shakaCapLevelToPlayerSize,shakaAutoLowLatencyMode
    • Removed ad-outstream.less, rmp-ad.less, audio-only-ios.less, audio-only-spinner.less, core.less, quick-rewind-forward.less, volume.less, generic.less, s3.less, s4.less (added transcripts.less, skins and icons folder for LESS files instead)
  • Replaced
    • Replaced maxDevicePixelRatio with ignoreDevicePixelRatio setting
    • Replaced frameRate setting for frame-accurate navigation with enableFrameNavigation
    • Replaced hint.quickRewind, hint.quickForward, hint.fastRewind, hint.fastForward player labels with hint.forward and hint.rewind player labels
    • Replaced rmp-live-dvr CSS class with rmp-dvr
    • rmp-desktop-volume and rmp-desktop-volume-* classes are now replaced with rmp-volume and rmp-volume-* CSS classes
    • Replaced CSS classes rmp-airplay-available to rmp-airplay-ui and rmp-cast-available and rmp-cast-ui
    • Renamed rmp-desktop-volume-icon CSS class to rmp-desktop-volume
    • Renamed rmp-time-elapsed CSS class to rmp-time
    • Renamed rmp-ad-outstream CSS class to rmp-outstream
    • Renamed rmp-tv-player CSS class to rmp-tv class
    • Replaced imasdkloaderror with adparserloaderror
    • Replaced live.less with live-dvr.less
  • New behavior
    • Outstream ads are now locked to 'outstream' player skin
    • Outstream skin no longer enforces hiding of fullscreen button - this needs to be explicitly enabled with hideFullscreen set to true setting
    • Rewritten bitrates.renditions player labels from Array of Array to simple Array
    • In Google Analytics integration 'context' events are now sent without the html5- prefix
    • On Apple devices native HLS is now default (previously MSE HLS was used on macOS, iPadOS Safari) - this can be tuned with forceHlsJSOnMacOSSafari and forceHlsJSOnIpadOS settings

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