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Player Specification

Published 2014-10-28 | (Compatible with SDK 4.5,5.0,5.1)

This specification describes the codecs and the protocols supported by Samsung Smart TV.

When developing applications, define application features as per the specification.

Supported Codecs for Premium Model TVs

File Extension Container Video codec Resolution Frame rate (fps) Bit rate Comments Audio Codec
*.avi
*.mkv
*.asf
*.wmv
*.mp4
*.3gp
*.vro
*.mpg
*.mpeg
*.ts
*.tp
*.trp
*.divx
AVI
MKV
ASF
MP4
3GP
VRO
VOB
PS
TS
Divx 3.11/4.x/5.x/6.1 720x576 6 ~ 30 8 Up to GMC 1-Wraping Point
AC3
LP CM
ADMPCM(IMA,MS)
AAC
HE-AAC
WMA
DD+
MPEG(MP3)
DTS Core
XviD 1920x1080 6 ~ 30(60) 20
MPEG4 SP/ASP 1920x1080 6 ~ 30(60) 8
H.264 BP/MP/HP 1920x1080 6 ~ 30 25
Except FMO/ASO/RS
BP/MP/HP Level 4.1
H.263 720x576 6 ~ 30 10 Profile3, restricted up to SD resolution
Window Media Video v9 1920x1080 6 ~ 30 25  
MPEG2 1920x1080 24/25/30 40
Support VC1 SP/MP/AP L3
Not support L4
Simple Profile Medium Level
Main Profile High Level 3
Advanced Profile Level 3
WMV9 support
MPEG1 325x288 24/25/3 20 Hight Profile High Level
VP 6 640x480 24/25/3 4 MPEG-1 except D-picture
*.rmvb RMVB RV 8/9/10 (RV 30/40) 1920x1080 30 20 China/Hongkong RealAudio 6

Limitations:

  • Some of above contents are not supported if codec or contents has a problem.
  • If container information is incorrect or the file is broken, then it can not be played normally.
  • In case of high bitrates / frame rate, it can cause a video/audio distortion.
  • If Index Table is broken, Seek (Jump) feature is not supported.
  • If video is playing via network, depending on network conditions, it can cause a loss of video playback.
  • WMA-7,8,9 Std,10 Pro is supported, but only mono and 2CH is supported. Lossless audio is not supported.
  • For HLS/DASH protocol, fixed frame rate should be used.
  • Fixed frame rate should be used.

Supporting Protocols

HTTP / HTTPS / MMS / RTSP / MPEG-DASH / HLS / OIPF HAS / SmoothStreaming

For detailed RTSP specifications, see RTSP Specification.

Supported Codec List in Emulator

  LOCAL/USB HTTP/HTTPs/MMS RTSP RTP-multicast WideVine HLS MPEG-DASH
Container MPEG2TS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AVI 0 0 - - - - -
MP4 0 0 - - - - 0
Video Dvix3.11 0 0 - - - - -
Divx4 x 0 0 - - - - -
Divx5.1 0 0 - - - - -
Divx Certification 0 0 - - - - -
Xvid 0 0 - - - - -
H.263 - - - - - - -
H.264 BP 0 0 0 0 - - -
H.264 MP 0 0 0 0 - - -
H.264 HP 0 0 0 0 - - -
MPEG-4 SP 0 0 0 0 - - -
Motion JPEG - - - - - - -
WMV3 - - - - - - -
MPEG1 0 0 0 0 - - -
MPEG2 0 0 0 0 - - -
RV3 0 0 - - - - -
RV4 0 0 - - - - -
Audio MP3 0 0 0 - - - -
LPCM 0 0 - - - - -
ADPCM 0 0 - - - - -
MULAW 0 0 - - - - -
ALAW 0 0 - - - - -
WMAv2 0 0 - - - - -
WMAv3 - - - - - - -
DD (AC3) 0 0 0 - - - -
DD+ (EAC3) 0 0 - - - - -
DTS 0 0 - - - - -
DTS-HD 0 0 - - - - -
RealAudio (COOK) 0 0 - - - - -
HE-AAC 0 0 0 - - - -
AAC (LATM) - - - - - - -
AAC (ADTS) 0 0 - - - - -
AAC 0 0 0 - - - -
Multi-Audio 0 0 - - - - -