Returns the provider being utilized by JW Player for a particular media file. JW Player will always technically render in HTML5 mode, even if it is using a Flash-based provider.

NOTE: As per Adobe, Flash Player is no longer supported.

Returns an object with the following:

name string
The name of the provider currently being used

List of possible providers:

Displays whenever content renders natively within a video tag
shakaMPEG Dash Provider
hlsjsHLS content rendering with HLS HTML5 provider
flash_videoStatic video file with our Flash provider
flash_adaptiveStreaming HLS using Adobe Flash
flash_soundStatic audio file with Flash provider