Flowplayer HLS.js plugin


301.0.6-hola.154 years ago5 years agoMinified + gzip package size for @hola.org/flowplayer-hlsjs in KB


Flowplayer hlsjs plugin

This plugin provides the hlsjs engine for playback of HLS streams in browsers which do not support playback of HLS in a VIDEO tag, and without the need for Flash.

The plugin relies on the hls.js client library.


See: https://flowplayer.org/docs/plugins.html#hlsjs


The plugin can be installed with:

npm install --save flowplayer/flowplayer-hlsjs


The plugin can be used in a browserify and/or webpack environment with a commonjs loader:

var flowplayer = require('flowplayer');
var engine = require('flowplayer-hlsjs');

flowplayer('#container', {
  clip: {
    sources: [{
      type: 'application/x-mpegurl',
      src: '//stream.flowplayer.org/bauhaus.m3u8'


A fully documented demo can be found here.


  • packs a compatibility tested version - current: v0.6.1-129 - of hls.js
  • by default the engine is only loaded if the browser supports MediaSource extensions reliably for playback
  • configurable manual HLS quality selection


A quick way to find out whether there's a problem with the actual plugin component is to run your stream in the hls.js demo player.

For fine grained debugging load the unminified components and turn hlsjs debugging on:

<script src="//releases.flowplayer.org/7.0.2/flowplayer.min.js"></script>
<!-- test a hls.js release -->
<script src="//cdn.jsdelivr.net/hola_hap/latest/hola_hls.js"></script>
<!-- separate hlsjs plugin component -->
<script src="//releases.flowplayer.org/hlsjs/flowplayer.hlsjs.js"></script>

// turn on hlsjs debugging
flowplayer.conf.hlsjs = {
  debug: true

Building the plugin

Build requirement:

cd flowplayer-hlsjs
make deps

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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