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Top 20 Video Processing and Streaming SDKs Used in Android Apps on Google Play
Last update: 24 Feb 2024 CET
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Top 20 Video Processing and Streaming SDKs Used in Android Apps on Google Play

We at 42matters have identified the 20 most popular Video Processing and Streaming SDKs leveraged by Android apps available on the Android app market.

Video Processing SDKs provide developers with easy-to-integrate video processing capabilities — such as video editing, streaming, or analysis — for their mobile apps. They typically come with features like video capture, video editing, video compression, etc.

This list is based on our analysis of the millions of mobile applications – and the 2,300+ SDKs they use – that constitute the vast inventory of the Google Play Store. The accompanying data provides readers with a glimpse into the rich mobile application insights generated by the 42matters technology. This data is also available via our APIs, file dumps, Explorer, and SDK Explorer.

The intended purpose of this article is to assist app builders in their search for the perfect Video Processing and Streaming SDK to leverage in their app, as well as to give SDK developers insight into their biggest competitors and potential customers. This data collected by our technology may also serve as a useful tool for folks researching the wider mobile app market.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 60.25% have integrated ExoPlayer. This accounts for 69.17% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

ExoPlayer is an application level media player SDK for Android. It provides an alternative to Android’s MediaPlayer API for playing audio and video both locally and over the Internet.

Total Apps
359.56k
Google Play
App Share
60.25%
Google Play
Apps
332.02k
Games
27.54k
Total Downloads
325.67b
Google Play
Download Share
69.17%
Google Play
App Downloads
225.22b
Game Downloads
100.45b

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use ExoPlayer.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 25.53% have integrated Google Cast SDK. This accounts for 30.98% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

The Google Cast SDK enables you to extend your Android, iOS, or Chrome app to direct its streaming video and audio to a TV or sound system. Your app becomes the remote control to play, pause, seek, rewind, stop, and otherwise control the media.

Total Apps
152.38k
Google Play
App Share
25.53%
Google Play
Apps
136.16k
Games
16.22k
Total Downloads
145.86b
Google Play
Download Share
30.98%
Google Play
App Downloads
132.76b
Game Downloads
13.10b

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Google Cast SDK.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 25.35% have integrated Youtube Player. This accounts for 6.95% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

YouTube Android Player API enables you to incorporate video playback functionality into your Android applications. The SDK defines methods for loading and playing YouTube videos (and playlists) and for customizing and controlling the video playback experience.

Total Apps
151.31k
Google Play
App Share
25.35%
Google Play
Apps
149.67k
Games
1.65k
Total Downloads
32.72b
Google Play
Download Share
6.95%
Google Play
App Downloads
30.17b
Game Downloads
2.56b

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Youtube Player.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 6.84% have integrated Java MP4 Parser. This accounts for 5.52% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

The Java MP4 Parser SDK is a Java API to read, write, and create MP4 containers. Manipulating containers is different from encoding and decoding videos and audio.

Total Apps
40.81k
Google Play
App Share
6.84%
Google Play
Apps
40.67k
Games
140
Total Downloads
26.00b
Google Play
Download Share
5.52%
Google Play
App Downloads
25.15b
Game Downloads
847.96m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Java MP4 Parser.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 6.72% have integrated 100ms. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Total Apps
40.08k
Google Play
App Share
6.72%
Google Play
Apps
40.05k
Games
23
Total Downloads
242.93m
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
232.02m
Game Downloads
10.91m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use 100ms.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 2.22% have integrated ExoMedia. This accounts for 1.36% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Total Apps
13.25k
Google Play
App Share
2.22%
Google Play
Apps
13.21k
Games
43
Total Downloads
6.40b
Google Play
Download Share
1.36%
Google Play
App Downloads
5.57b
Game Downloads
835.70m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use ExoMedia.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 1.90% have integrated OpenCV. This accounts for 2.27% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

OpenCV is an open source computer vision and machine learning SDK. OpenCV was built to provide a common infrastructure for computer vision applications and to accelerate the use of machine perception in the commercial products.

Total Apps
11.36k
Google Play
App Share
1.90%
Google Play
Apps
11.26k
Games
93
Total Downloads
10.67b
Google Play
Download Share
2.27%
Google Play
App Downloads
10.60b
Game Downloads
70.67m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use OpenCV.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 1.56% have integrated Adobe Flash Player. This accounts for 1.57% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

The Adobe Flash Player SDK is a lightweight browser plug-in and rich Internet application runtime that delivers consistent and engaging user experiences, stunning audio/video playback, and exciting gameplay.

Total Apps
9.30k
Google Play
App Share
1.56%
Google Play
Apps
4.55k
Games
4.74k
Total Downloads
7.39b
Google Play
Download Share
1.57%
Google Play
App Downloads
938.97m
Game Downloads
6.45b

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Adobe Flash Player.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, 1.19% have integrated ijkplayer. This accounts for 3.76% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

ijkplayer is an Android/iOS video player SDK based on FFmpeg n3.4, with MediaCodec, VideoToolbox support.

Total Apps
7.11k
Google Play
App Share
1.19%
Google Play
Apps
6.98k
Games
136
Total Downloads
17.71b
Google Play
Download Share
3.76%
Google Play
App Downloads
17.12b
Game Downloads
587.48m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use ijkplayer.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated Fotoapparat. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Total Apps
5.33k
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
5.32k
Games
8
Total Downloads
3.34b
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
3.33b
Game Downloads
7.32m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Fotoapparat.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated VLC for Android. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

VLC for Android is a full port of VLC media player to the Android™ platform. The SDK can play any video and audio files, network streams and DVD ISOs, like the classic version of VLC.

Total Apps
5.21k
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
5.17k
Games
45
Total Downloads
3.00b
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
2.87b
Game Downloads
126.04m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use VLC for Android.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated YouTube API. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Add YouTube features to your application, including the ability to upload videos, create and manage playlists, and more.

Total Apps
4.73k
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
4.72k
Games
15
Total Downloads
3.64b
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
3.28b
Game Downloads
361.04m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use YouTube API.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated JW Player. This accounts for 1.72% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

JW Player delivers compelling video streaming experiences in a single solution, so you can deliver optimal, buffer-free videos to any viewer on any device.

Total Apps
3.56k
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
3.55k
Games
15
Total Downloads
8.12b
Google Play
Download Share
1.72%
Google Play
App Downloads
2.54b
Game Downloads
5.58b

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use JW Player.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated FFmpeg-Android-Java. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

FFmpeg Android Java is a Java library SDK that simplifies the use of ffmpeg in Android projects.

Total Apps
2.05k
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
2.04k
Games
12
Total Downloads
882.70m
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
841.66m
Game Downloads
41.04m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use FFmpeg-Android-Java.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated Voximplant. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Total Apps
1.19k
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
1.19k
Games
2
Total Downloads
574.57m
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
572.04m
Game Downloads
2.53m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Voximplant.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated Connect SDK. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Total Apps
779
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
774
Games
5
Total Downloads
2.64b
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
2.61b
Game Downloads
33.10m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Connect SDK.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated Vitamio. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Vitamio is an open multimedia framework SDK for Android and iOS, with full and real hardware accelerated decoder and renderer.

Total Apps
665
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
635
Games
30
Total Downloads
2.20b
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
2.20b
Game Downloads
9.19m

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Vitamio.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated Vimeo Player. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Total Apps
563
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
563
Games
0
Total Downloads
110.67m
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
110.67m
Game Downloads
0

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Vimeo Player.

Among all apps utilizing video processing and streaming SDKs, <1% have integrated Vidyo.io. This accounts for <1% of app downloads within the video processing and streaming SDK category.

Vidyo.io offers the ability to embed real-time, multiparty video chat into your web, mobile, and native apps using Vidyo.io. Enable video communication using WebRTC and video chat APIs.

Total Apps
331
Google Play
App Share
<1%
Google Play
Apps
331
Games
0
Total Downloads
95.26m
Google Play
Download Share
<1%
Google Play
App Downloads
94.93m
Game Downloads
325.71k

Use the 42matters SDK Explorer to find all apps that use Vidyo.io.

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