Supported Media Formats

Published: September 20, 2019
Edited: November 29, 2019

Overview:

To build a media player app on Firebolt Application platform, this document provides details about different media players available on Firebolt, supported Streaming Protocols, supported Audio/Video Formats/Codes, Resolutions, Bitrate and Framerates by the Comcast devices with Firebolt Application Platform.

Supported Streaming Protocols:

Firebolt Application platform provides three different Media Players, Advanced Adaptive Media Player (AAMP) Player, AAMP Engine and RMF (RDK Media Framework) Engine. AAMP Player and AAMP Engine supports Adaptive Bitrate Streaming protocols. RMF Players supports QAM/ ATSC broadcast and IP Multicast/Unicast Streaming. The table below gives details:

  AAMP Player AAMP Engine RMF Player
IP Streaming
HLS(HTTP Live streaming)  
MPEG-DASH  
HTTP Progressive  
MP4  
MP3  
Shoutcast Coming Soon Coming Soon  
       
Broadcast/Multicast/Unicast Streaming
QAM    
Direct-to-Home(DTH)     Coming Soon
Digital Terrestrial(DTT)     Coming Soon
RTSP    
DLNA