Im looking into adding
#EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE:VOD to the manifest files m3u8 for HLS streaming.
Apple specs seem to require this.
I have searched the forums and the documentation but i was unable to find how to add it. Would it be possible to add this?
Thanks in advance for an answer,
#EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE neither required by HLS standard nor Apple.
this is from link you provided:
EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE: Provides mutability information that applies to the entire playlist file. This tag may contain a value of either EVENT or VOD. If the tag is present and has a value of EVENT, the server must not change or delete any part of the playlist file (although it may append lines to it). If the tag is present and has a value of VOD, the playlist file must not change.
As Nimble adds #EXT-X-ENDLIST for mpegts VOD and adding #EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE not required so Nimble doesn't add it to #EXT-X-VERSION:3 mpegts chunklists to not confuse old players and devices.
But it add it for new #EXT-X-VERSION:7 fmp4 vod chunklist.
To access your vod file and get #EXT-X-VERSION:3 playlist with mpegts chunk you open stream with url like
This way you will not get #EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE
fmp4 chunks and playlist #EXT-X-VERSION:6 with chunklist #EXT-X-VERSION:7 accessible through
video chunklist accessible via http://127.0.0.1:8081/vod/sample.mp4/video.m3u8
and starts with
and the same for audio chunklist
So you will not have any issues if you don't have #EXT-X-PLAYLIST-TYPE for old mpegts chunks
Why I only get #EXT-X-VERSION:6 in playlist. I can not create #EXT-X-VERSION:7 like your result
Thach, I see you've posted a ticket into our helpdesk so we'll follow up there.
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