Amazon IVS Player SDK: Android Guide - Amazon Interactive Video Service

Amazon IVS Player SDK: Android Guide

The Amazon Interactive Video Player (IVS) Android player SDK provides the interfaces required to use the Amazon IVS player on Android.

We guarantee playback performance only for Android mobile devices (phones and tablets). We do not support Android TV, Fire TV, IoT devices, and emulators.

The com.amazonaws.ivs.player package implements the interface described in this document. The following operations are supported:

  • Set up (initialize) a player.

  • Manage playback.

  • Manage quality.

  • Receive events.

  • Receive errors.

Latest version of Android player: 1.21.0 (Release Notes)

Reference documentation: For information on the most important methods available in the Amazon IVS Android player, see the reference documentation at

Sample code: See the Android sample repository on GitHub:

Platform requirements: Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or greater is required for development.

A React Native wrapper for the Amazon IVS Player SDK is available. For the code and documentation, see