Welcome to Shaka Player
You can build Shaka on Linux, Windows, or Mac. To get the sources and compile the library, you will need:
- Git 1.7.10+ https://git-scm.com/downloads
- Python 2.7.x https://www.python.org/downloads/
- Java Runtime Environment 7+ https://java.com/en/download/
Additionally, to build the documentation and run the tests, you will need:
- npm v1.3.12+ https://nodejs.org/en/download/
To quickly install these prerequisites on Ubuntu or Debian, run:
sudo apt-get install git python2.7 openjdk-7-jre-headless npm sudo npm install -g npm # Upgrade npm to the latest # Add a symlink missing on some systems: sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/local/bin/node
Installation instructions for other operating systems are not provided here. (We can't possibly document them all.) You can follow the links above to download and install the prerequisites.
Get the source
git clone https://github.com/google/shaka-player.git cd shaka-player
Compile the library
Join the community
If you want to discuss Shaka Player development or receive notifications when a new version is released, you should join our users group.
Continue the Tutorials
Next, check out Basic Usage.