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Getting Started


Get an overview of the key features and requirements for the Android SDK.

The VP Player SDK for Android is built upon the native ExoPlayer framework. Apps built with this SDK integrate with video hosting, streaming, and analytics services. These services allow you to incorporate media playback experiences, monetize your app, and discover ways to increase viewer engagement. You can also use this SDK with video content that is hosted with non-VP Player services.


Android Studio1. Download and Install Android Studio.
You can use other developement tools to build your Android app. Our documentation demonstrates how to implement this SDK via Android Studio.
Android 4.4 (API level 19)Your app must be leveraging at least this minimum OS version.
VP Player licenseFollow these steps if you work for a company that has a VP Player license:
1. Request an account from your company admin.
2. Follow the instructions in the welcome email.
Follow these steps if you are an independent developer who needs a license:
Get your free developer license!
VP Player SDK for AndroidFollow the instructions in the next section to download the SDK.


This developer guide provides best practice approaches for implementing this SDK. We also provide comprehensive documentation for each class in our SDK reference.

Intended audience

This guide assumes that you have the necessary Android and Java or Kotlin development skills to work successfully with this SDK for Android. You should know how to write and build Android applications using Android Studio.

Terms of service

By adding the VP Player SDK for Android to your app, you agree to the VP Player Terms of Service.