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Get Started with the JW Player SDK for Android

The core functionality of the JW Player SDK for Android (player customization, captions, analytics, etc.) is powered by our core HTML5 JW Player. This allows you to customize your native Android apps using the same CSS skins as your JW Player for web and JW Player SDK for iOS apps and ensures that your apps stay up to date with the latest JW Player features and fixes.

Under the hood, we use ExoPlayer and native Android device codecs for video decoding and playback, and we surface the JW Player Android SDK's developer-facing APIs as Java classes, giving you the performance and ease-of-use of a fully native SDK.

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Release Notes

New features, updates, bug fixes, and known issues for Android SDK releases.

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