Configuring the player

The Flowplayer API

FPFlowplayer tvOS SDK exposes the same functionality and behaves as it’s counterpart on iOS SDK FPFlowplayerViewController. The only difference is that FPFlowplayer is not a UIViewController and does not handle any UI.

Available properties

All available properties of FPFlowplayer: Property Type Description
enableAnalytics Bool Flag to enable analytics by Flowplayer (enabled by default).
autoStart Bool Flag that indicates if media playback should auto start when the player is ready to play.
playbackStarted Bool Flag that indicates if media playback has started.
isShowingAds Bool Flag that indicates if the player is displaying Ads at the current moment.
currentSubtitleTrack FPSubtitleTrack? Currently selected subtitle track for the media playback.
subtitleTracks [FPSubtitleTrack] All available FPSubtitleTracks of the current FPMedia.
currentAudioTrack FPAudioTrack? Currently selected audio track for the media playback.
audioTracks [FPAudioTrack] All available FPAudioTracks of the current FPMedia.
controller UIViewController UIViewController where the instance AVPlayer is attached to.
player AVPlayer Current AVPlayer instance that is handled by FPFlowplayer.
delegate FPFlowplayerDelegate? The object that acts as the delegate of the FPFlowplayer object.
media FPMedia? Current media item loaded into the player.
duration Int64 Total duration of the current media item.
currentPosition Int64 Current position of media playback.
currentSpeed Float Current playback speed of media playback.

Available methods

All available methods of FPFlowplayer:


func load(external media: FPExternalMedia, autoStart: Bool)

Description

Load external media into AVPlayer. This method needs to be called on an already presented UIViewController where the instance of AVPlayer is attached to.

If called before the UIViewController was presented:

  • Ads will fail to load.
  • Media playback might return a FPError.
  • Weird behaviour of FPFlowplayer might occur.

Parameters

external: FPExternalMedia type of FPMedia.

autoStart: Start the playback as soon as the media loaded.


func load(flowplayer media: FPFlowplayerMedia, autoStart: Bool)

Description Load flowplayer media into AVPlayer. This method needs to be called on an already presented UIViewControllerwhere the instance of AVPlayer is attached to.

If called before the UIViewController was presented:

  • Ads will fail to load.
  • Media playback might return a FPError.
  • Weird behavior of FPFlowplayer might occur.

Parameters

flowplayer: FPFlowplayerMedia type of FPMedia.

autoStart: Start the playback as soon as the media loaded.


@discardableResult
func reload() -> Bool

Description

Reload the current media playback. This action will destroy the current session and refetch and load the every asset again.

Returns

Boolean indicating if media was reloaded.


func pause()

Description Pause the current media playback.


func play()

Description

Start/Resume the current media playback. If the playback has completed, then seek back to the beginning and start again.


func stop()

Description

Stop the current media playback. The current media session will be terminated and cleared.


func mute(_ state: Bool)

Description

Mute the current media playback.

Parameters

state: If true will mute the current sound of the media playback.


func setVolume(_ volume: Float)

Description

Set the volume of the current media playback.

Parameters

volume: Sound volume represented from 0.0 to 1.0.


func seek(_ position: Int64)

Description

Seek to the desired position of the current media playback.

Parameters

position: Position of media playback.


func setSpeed(_ speed: Float)

Description

Set the playback rate/speed ot the current media playback.

Parameters

speed: Speed of media playback.


func setAudioTrack(_ id: Int)

Description

Sets a new audio track for the media.

Parameters

id: The id of the track to select.


func setSubtitleTrack(_ id: Int)

Description

Sets a new subtitle track for the media.

Parameters

id: The id of the track to select.


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