Android Player SDK

NexPlayer’s Android player is the most widely used video player for premium Android video live streaming apps. As a result, our Android player supports the use of HLS and DASH streaming across all smartphones and tablets, no matter the Android device or version.

Integrate the NexPlayer Android player into your Android apps and provide an outstanding video playback experience to your users with a highly advanced and customizable feature list. NexPlayer’s Android video player with cast capabilities makes us fully compatible with Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick, and Android TV and set top boxes (STBs).

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Android Player SDK 

Why Nexplayer has the best Android PLayer?

Universal Android Device &
Version Support

Only NexPlayer’s Android player is able to support all Android devices (phones, tablets, and smart TVs) and versions (Android Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo, Pie). However, open-source competitors can only support versions 4.1 (KitKat) and onwards.

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Why choose nexplayer for streaming video?

Ultra Low Latency

NexPlayer has been working extremely closely with AWS & Videon to bring our customers ultra low latency using HLS & DASH in our Android player to achieve sub 3-second speeds. Unlike our open-source competitors, NexPlayer has developed our Android player in-house using proprietary code to allow for deep optimizations and greatest stability.

Why NexPlayer has the most secure android player?

Secure HLS & DASH Streaming

When it comes to video playback, nothing matters more than protecting your content. Therefore, NexPlayer’s Android player uses state of the art Widevine DRM to prevent your streams content from being restreamed or stolen.

How to monetize content using the Nexplayer android player?

Content Monetization

Use the NexPlayer Android player to integrate pre, mid, and post roll ads into your videos. In short, our Android player SDK supports the most popular client side and dynamic ad insertion formats including VAST, VPAID and VMAP.

Why NexPlayer is the leading Android Player on the OTT industry?

Premium Features

NexPlayer, as a premium company specializing in OTT video playback, has developed this premium reputation by continuously developing cutting edge features.

Additionally, we have developed complete subtitle support (SRT, SMPTE-TT, CEA-608/708, SMPTE-TT and WebRTT), proprietary adaptive bitrate technologies (ABR), VAST, VPAID, & VMAP ad insertion technologies, UHD resolution support (4K & 8K), as well as 360 video and virtual reality (VR) features.

what sets nexplayer apart from other OTT players?

24/7 Personalized Support

NexPlayer’s greatest advantage is its ability to provide an unparalleled level of service. Hence, customers shouldn’t have to submit tickets or speak to automated customer service systems. Unlike our competitors whose products are built using open-source code, NexPlayer’s Android player is built completely in-house. Therefore, we can make any modifications or resolve any issues required to keep your viewers happy.

Features Overview

Easy to Integrate

Very easy to integrate into any Android or iOS app.

Solves the Device Fragmentation Problem

One player and feature set for all devices and OS versions


HLS/DASH Live Streaming

Supporting HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and MPEG-DASH as well as Local playback and Progressive Download


Highest Video Quality

Your OTT content with HW-boosted HD video quality 


Intelligent ABR

Our Intelligent Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) algorithms ensure a best in class mobile video experience.


Latest Codecs and Formats

Supporting H265, H264 Baseline/Main/High Profile, AAC...


Fully Customizable

Customizable feature set and API 


All Subtitle and Closed Captioning Formats

Supporting CEA 608/708, TTML, 3GPP, WebVTT, SMI, SRT, SUB and more


Multiple Integrated Add-ons

Fully compatible with third party solutions: Audio (DTS, Dolby), Analytics (Conviva, Agama), Ad Insertion (VAST, Yospace, Freewheel)...


DRM Content Protection

Compatible with Widevine DRM and any other DRM solution


Customized Technical Support

24/7 fastest and multichannel customer support

And Much More!

Android Player SDK Demo

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Frequently asked questions

NexPlayer’s Android player is created using our own proprietary code. In other words, our Android player is built in-house. That is to say our Android player does not use open-source technologies. We have the best video player for Android on the market because we have a passion for high quality video services and care about our customers.

Our Android player offers support for the latest services such as low latency, Widevine DRM, HLS and DASH streaming, ultra HD (4K & 8K) support, server-side ad insertion, dynamic ad insertion, 360 video and virtual reality, adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR) and video on demand (VoD).

NexPlayer’s Android player supports all Android versions and devices since our player is built in-house unlike our competitors’ Android players who can only, for the most part, support Android 4.4 and onwards.

We offer 24/7 personalized support. That is to say you never need to submit a ticket to have your bug fixes resolved or new features added to the NexPlayer Android player.
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