This post was originally published at Introduction to HTTP Live Streaming: HLS on Android and More

Despite its age, HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) remains a widely used standard in adaptive bitrate video and a de-facto Apple alternative to MPEG-DASH.

In this tutorial, Toptal Java Developer Tomo Krajina explains what makes HLS tick and demonstrates how to create an HLS player in Android.

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This post was originally published at Introduction to HTTP Live Streaming: HLS on Android and More