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Mobile SDKs releases history

This page shows release history of Softvelum mobile SDKs:

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Current official releases

Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2021-06" 02-Jul-2021

  • libsrt 1.4.3
  • Added getSrtStats API mapped to srt_bistats
  • librist 0.2.0
  • New option: Video menu / Set bitrate limit for HEVC encoding. Disabled by default to prevent iPhone HEVC encoder from dropping FPS in some cases.
  • Image control enhancements like exposure lock and white balance lock
  • Device critical temperature indication
  • Interleaved buffer now enabled by default
  • Allow to record to file with no active connections
  • Larix Screencaster was updated with libsrt and librist

Larix Broadcaster SDK for Android version "2021-06" 02-Jul-2021

  • Image overlays feature set
  • Stand-by mode to start streaming with pre-defined image or blank screen (see Layers menu)
  • Pause mode may have its own set of overlays
  • Live rotation logic updated to match iOS version: Video / Orientation menu option defines starter orientation
  • libsrt 1.4.3
  • librist 0.2.0
  • Larix Screencaster was updated with libsrt and librist

Larix Player SDK for iOS version "2021-06" 02-Jul-2021

  • External decoding support
  • libsrt 1.4.3
  • Support SRT Listen and Rendezvous in tvOS
Notice that from this release we use xcframework instead of .a library.

Larix Player SDK for Android version "2021-06" 02-Jul-2021

  • libsrt 1.4.3

Previous releases

Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2021-04" 03-May-2021

  • Image overlays, using both local files and URLs download
  • Stand-by mode to start streaming with pre-defined image or blank screen (see Layers menu)
  • Pause mode may have its own set of overlays

Larix Broadcaster SDK for Android version "2021-04" 03-May-2021

  • Display options on preview screen, including image control and zoom
  • Rule of thirds and safe margins
  • "Bitrate matches resolution" option
  • Zoom on volume buttons: new option in Audio
  • Larix Screencaster connectivity and UI update

Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2021-03" 31-Mar-2021

  • Larix Grove support for Talkback
  • Display options main menu
  • Hot switch of display options from preview screen
  • Rule of thirds, safe margins and horizon indicator
  • Preview mode Fill and Fit
  • "Bitrate matches resolution" option
  • Handling incoming calls properly
  • Larix Screencaster: connectivity and Grove are up-to-date with Broadcaster
Notice that from this release we use xcframework instead of .a library.

Larix Broadcaster SDK for Android version "2021-01" 04-Feb-2021

  • Talkback audio return feed via SRT, RTMP, SLDP and Icecast
    Notice that if you want to enable Talkback, you also need to purchase Larix Player SDK for Android.
  • Publishing via SRT Listen and SRT Rendezvous
  • libsrt 1.4.2
  • librist 0.2.0RC2
  • Bugfix for RTSP
  • Background idle timer
  • Improved file split by GOP size
  • Custom video encoder profiles (Android 5.0+)
  • Additional tutorials

Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2021-01" 04-Feb-2021

  • Talkback audio return feed via SRT, RTMP, SLDP and Icecast
    Notice that if you want to enable Talkback, you also need to purchase Larix Player SDK for iOS.
  • Publishing via SRT Listen and SRT Rendezvous
  • libsrt 1.4.2
  • librist 0.2.0RC2
  • Additional tutorials

Larix Player SDK for iOS version "2021-01" 04-Feb-2021

  • Playback via SRT Listen and SRT Rendezvous
  • libsrt 1.4.2

Larix Player SDK for Android version "2021-01" 04-Feb-2021

  • Playback via SRT Listen and SRT Rendezvous
  • libsrt 1.4.2

Larix Broadcaster SDK for Android version "2020-10" 29-Oct-2020

  • RIST protocol profiles selection for Simple and Main.
  • Larix Grove new parameters.
  • Larix Grove export from Larix.
  • Mirror front camera (via Advanced settings)
  • VU-meter restyle.

Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2020-10" 28-Oct-2020

  • RIST protocol support for Push mode, Main and Simple Profile via libRIST
  • Audio-only capture support: disable preview, stream from background, no video in output stream.
  • Larix Grove new parameters.
  • Larix Grove export from Larix.

Larix Broadcaster SDK for Android version "2020-09" 24-Sep-2020

    • RIST protocol support for Push mode, Main Profile Baseline Level via libRIST
    • Streaming pause implementation
    • Fixes and improvements

    Larix Player SDK for iOS version "2020-08" 25-Sep-2020

    • Update for iOS 14 compatibility

    Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2020-09" 21-Sep-2020

    • Streaming pause implementation
    • Fixes and improvements

    Larix Player SDK for Android version "2020-08" 26-Aug-2020

    • Fixes for Android TV

    Larix Broadcaster SDK for Android version "2020-07" 17-Jul-2020

    • Multiple cameras support
    • File system rework
    • Tablet support
    • Applicable changes propagated to Larix Screencaster
    • Audio-only mode demo

    Larix Broadcaster SDK for iOS version "2020-07" 16-Jul-2020

    • Support for multicamera capture with picture-in-picture and side-by-side mode
    • Stream conditioner update to improve ABR

    Larix Player SDK for iOS version "2020-08" 25-Aug-2020

    • Apple TV tvOS support

    Larix Player SDK for Android version "2020-07" 16-Jul-2020

    • Android TV support
    • Configuration improvement

    Larix Player SDK for iOS version "2020-07" 16-Jul-2020

    • Changed RTMP UserAgent to match ffmpeg/Flash player
    • Added optional callbacks to allow access to audio/video frames from app

    Larix SDK for Android version "2020-05" 1-Jun-2020

    • USB OTG camera support demo

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2020-05" 1-Jun-2020

    • iPhone 11 Dual/Triple camera system support, including wide-angle and telephoto camera
    • Flashlight support
    • Larix Screencaster improvements

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2020-05" 1-Jun-2020

    • Fixes and improvements

    Larix SDK for Android version "2020-04" 30-Apr-2020

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2020-04" 30-Apr-2020

    SLDP Player SDK for Android version "2020-03" 19-Mar-2020

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2020-04" 30-Apr-2020

    • Fixed HEVC ABR switch

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2020-03" 19-Mar-2020

    Larix SDK for Android version "2020-03" 2-Mar-2020

    • Added standard RTMP authentication
    • Added Akamai/Dacast CDN authentication
    • Added interleaved buffer support
    • SRT library version is now 1.4.1

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2020-03" 2-Mar-2020

    • Added standard RTMP authentication
    • Added Akamai/Dacast CDN authentication
    • Sound capture was redesigned
    • Added interleaved buffer support
    • SRT library version is now 1.4.1

    Larix SDK for Android version "2019-12" 26-Dec-2019

    • Variable FPS can be used as an for ABR
    • SRT streamid is now supported

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2019-12" 16-Dec-2019

    • ABR now uses FPS as part of bitrate change
    • SRT streamid parameter support
    • Key frame interval can be set to 0.5 sec
    • Apple's Network framework on iOS 12+
    • Larix Screencaster orientation improvement

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2019-12" 16-Dec-2019

    • HLS playback support
    • SRT streamid parameter support

    SLDP Player SDK for Android version "2019-11" 6-Nov-2019

    • SRT playback support

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2019-11" 6-Nov-2019

    • SRT playback support

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2019-10" 11-Oct-2019

    • Larix Screencaster app source is available
    • iOS 13’s dark mode
    • SRT library version 1.4.0

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2019-10" 10-Oct-2019

    • iOS 13’s dark mode
    • Various improvements

    Larix SDK for Android version "2019-09" 24-Sep-2019

    • SRT library version 1.4.0
    • Various improvements

    SLDP Player SDK for Android version "2019-09" 24-Sep-2019

    • Embedded ExoPlayer for HLS and MPEG-DASH support

    Larix SDK for Android version "2019-07" 25-Jul-2019

    • App keeps streaming while not in focus, an experimental feature for background streaming
    • Smooth zoom

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2019-07" 25-Jul-2019

    • Misc improvements
    • Built with XCode 10.2 and Swift 5

    SLDP Player SDK for iOS version "2019-02" 21-Feb-2019

    • RTMPS playback support
    • Built with XCode 10.2 and Swift 5

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2019-05" 29-May-2019

    • ABR (adaptive bitrate) transmission support
    • HEVC over RTMP support

    Larix SDK for Android version "2019-05" 29-May-2019

    • ABR (adaptive bitrate) transmission support
    • RTMPS and RTSPS are now supported
    • HEVC over RTMP support

    Larix SDK for Android version "2019-03" 29-Mar-2019

    • SRT v1.3.2

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2019-03" 29-Mar-2019

    • Fixes and improvements
    • SRT v1.3.2

    Larix SDK for Android version "2019-02" 15-Feb-2019

    • RTMPS and RTSPS support

    Larix SDK for iOS version "2019-02" 15-Feb-2019

    • RTMPS and RTSPS support

    Older releases from 2015 to 2018 are not listed here, we highly recommend getting the latest SDK releases.