This plugin provides audio/video playback from a URL with background audio support, lock screen controls & player events for both iOS and Android.
AVPlayer for Flutter #
Audio & Video player in Flutter. This plugin provides audio/video playback with background audio support, text tracks and lock screen controls for both iOS & Android. It also provides player events such as onPlay, onPause, onTime etc. See example for more details.
Video supports HLS and Progressive Steaming for both iOS & Android with multi-audio support.
Audio supports playback from URL only.
Apps Using flutter_playout #
See below for example of apps using flutter_playout.
Send a pull request to list your app here.
Getting Started #
PlatformView for Video playback and
MediaPlayer for audio playback.
When using this plugin, please make sure you have included a notification icon
for your project in
drawable resource directory named
This plugin will use this icon to show lock screen controls for playback.
PlatformView for video playback and
AVPlayer with Flutter
MethodChannels for audio playback.
Please make sure you've enabled background audio capability for your project. Please also note that the player might not function properly on a simulator.
Opt-in to the embedded views preview by adding a boolean property to the app's
Info.plist file with the key
io.flutter.embedded_views_preview and the value
HLS MultiAudio Support #
Please see example app on how to implement multi-audio for Android. On iOS multi-audio is provided natively by the AVPlayer.
Text Tracks Support #
To display subtitles, pass in an array of
TextTrack sources to the
Video widget. You
can select a track by providing
preferredTextLanguage to the
Video widget with
a language ISO code for example
fr. This setup only applies to Android. For iOS
please embed text tracks in the HLS manifest.