How do you use HLS?
Also, how does HLS work?
To distribute to HLS clients, you encode the source into multiple files at different data rates and divide them into short chunks, usually between 5-10 seconds long. HLS uses multiple encoded files with index files directing the player to different streams and chunks of audio/video data within those streams.
Also, does HLS work on Android? Android supports HLS, please have a look at the Android documentation about Supported Media Formats. If you want to use the webview (or support playback in the browser) you could also use web-based players, like the Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming Player, which also supports MPEG-DASH and HLS.
Keeping this in view, what is HLS streaming format?
HTTP Live Streaming (also known as HLS) is an HTTP-based adaptive bitrate streaming communications protocol developed by Apple Inc. A list of available streams, encoded at different bit rates, is sent to the client using an extended M3U playlist.
What does HLS stand for in streaming?
HTTP Live Streaming