Free m3u8 hls streaming player

How hls streaming works?

HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) is an HTTP-based media streaming communications protocol implemented by Apple Inc. HLS lets you deploy content using ordinary web servers and content delivery networks. It is designed for reliability and dynamically adapts to network conditions by optimizing playback for the available speed of wired and wireless connections. HLS streaming example

What is a m3u8 stream?

An m3u8 file or m3u8 playlist file is used by various audio and video playback programs. M3U8 files use the same formatting as .M3U files, except the text stored in the files uses UTF-8 character encoding. HLS streaming example

What is mp4?

MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio. It can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. Like other container formats, it allows streaming online over the Internet