The CONNECT Player SDK for Apple (FPS) enables you to develop a secure player that can playback Apple FairPlay Streaming (FPS) encrypted content. It is available in two versions, iOS and tvOS, and supports HD and 4K playback. Media playback is enabled using the Swift class
OTVAVPlayer, which inherits all properties and functions from
AVPlayer, and extends
AVPlayer to simplify FPS integration and support additional functionality.
Supported versions and formats
Apple iOS and tvOS release14 are supported by the SDK.
|Supported OS versions||Adaptive Streaming Format||DRM||Audio/Video Container||Encryption Method|
|iOS releases 11-14||HLS|
|tvOS releases 12-14||HLS||FairPlay||ISOBMFF/F-MP4 (CMAF)|
SDK file contents
The iOS and tvOS SDK folders typically contain the following files (zipped):
(iOS only) This contains code examples to demonstrate the features of the CONNECT player; see the Apple (FPS) Example Code Quick Start guide.
This contains the framework file used for iOS or tvOS integration activities; see the Apple (FPS) SDK Integration Guide: Creating the player.
This contains the framework file that replaces the integration version when the application is ready to be deployed; see the Apple (FPS) SDK Integration Guide: Building the production version.
tvOS SDK feature support
The tvOS SDK supports all of the same features as the iOS SDK except for:
- Offline playback
- PRM encrypted playback
- Offline playback of PRM encrypted content
- Forensic watermarking
- Adverts with Google IMA
For the full list of iOS/tvOS features, see Apple (FPS) SDK 5 Player Features.