Getting started

Get an overview of the web player.

We’re JW Player. We strive to enable developers and designers (like you!) to build, customize, and deliver the best video experiences for viewers across web, mobile, and OTT devices.


Our goal is to provide you with documentation on more advanced uses of JW Player. Here you will find a consolidated reference of API calls and design resources to accelerate your development process with our player.

Third-Party Libraries and Frameworks

The JW Player video player supports plain Javascript embeds with HTML. At this time, JW Player neither supports nor maintains components for any frameworks such as Angular, React, and Flutter. However, JW Player does maintain a component in the Google AMP framework.

Intended Audience

This site specifically caters to developers and designers who are using JW Player in their projects. For basic configuration settings or assistance embedding a player, please see our support site. If you are visiting the developer site, a basic level of Javascript is required to use our API and knowledge of CSS is necessary in order to customize our skinning model.


Certain features of JW Player may require specific license types. For example, DRM and Advertising require an Enterprise license. A more extensive explanation of license types and their features can be be found on our pricing page.


If you’re unable to find the resources you need on our developer site:

Updated 11 months ago

Getting started

Get an overview of the web player.

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