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How to Use a Custom Video Player for Live Streaming


To use a custom player you will need to have the following:

  • Be on a $250/mo or higher StreamShark plan & send us a support ticket requesting to use your own player.
  • Your HLS .m3u8 URL.
  • Your own video player e.g JWPlayer, Flowplayer, VideoJS etc.


Example Code

We have complied a list of example players available here

If you view the source code of an individual player, it will give you an idea on how to implement it.


Finding Your HLS .M3U8 URL

This URL can be found on the overview page of your live stream. Please note that this will field is only visible to users on the $250/mo and above plans.

If you have any issues, please email us at and we'll help you get started!


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