Many mobile developers have been trying to use Flutter for TV and video apps. But it’s hard to find the right picture-in-picture package. We all know that watching TV has changed with streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, but there are so many different options for picture-in-picture packages on Flutter.
The best way to learn about which option is best for you is by reading this blog post. Here we’ll cover some of the most popular picture in picture packages available on Flutter and how they work. If you’re not sure what kind of package will suit your needs, then read our guide below!
A Picture-in-Picture (PIP) is a small, frame that floats out of the main video and stays on top of it. It can be used to display anything like:
- Video: The PIP could show a video uploaded onto YouTube or another service and played in a separate window.
- Sports: Sports events make use of PIPs to show statistics and other information while viewing the game itself.
- Video chat: The video chat app Skype uses a PIP to let people share whats happening on their screens with someone else.
Knowing the different purposes behind PIP will help you understand which package suits your needs best. Using Flutter, there are many ways to implement this feature in your app. Let’s take a look at them!
With the SDK 24 or above, you may integrate Picture-in-Picture mode (PiP) for Flutter into your Android app.
A Flutter plugin for building a YouTube-like Picture-In-Picture interface.