W3U

w3u is a new playlist format that aims to provide more features and be simpler than m3u. It is based on the JSON format, which makes things easier to edit with a cleaner structure.

These are the fields that we currently support for w3u playlists:

Root fields

Name

Type

Required

Description

contact

String

No

The author's email address

epg

String

No

The EPG URL to load and use for this playlist

groups

Array

No

The list of groups (categories)

image

String

No

The image URL of the playlist

name

String

Yes

The name of the playlist

stations

Array

No

The list of media links

telegram

String

No

The Telegram contact username, without @

url

String

No

The URL of this playlist. This option allows the app to update the list

Group fields

Name

Type

Required

Description

groups

Array

No

The list of groups (categories)

image

String

No

The image URL of the group

imageScale

String

No

Determines how the image will be displayed. Possible values are: fitCenter, fitEnd, fitStart, fitXY, center, centerCrop

info

String

No

The information to show to the user inside this group

name

String

Yes

The name of the group

stations

Array

No

The list of video links

url

String

No

The URL of a remote playlist that will be loaded when opening this group

Station fields

Name

Type

Required

Description

audio

Boolean

No

Determines if the station is an audio stream. When no value is specified, the app tries to auto-detect the stream type

desktop

Boolean

No

Determines if the app should emulate a desktop web client when loading the URL

embed

Boolean

No

Determines if the URL should be opened in an embedded web browser instead of the video player

epgId

String

No

The EPG ID of this station

headers

Map

No

The headers to be sent in HTTP requests. This only affects to requests related with the media playback

host

Boolean

No

Determines if the URL is not a video but a website that contains a video that needs to be fetched. When no value is specified, the app tries to auto-detect this

hostParser

String

No

Determines the host parser to use. When no value is specified, all available parsers are used. Possible values are: web

image

String

No

The image URL of the station

imageScale

String

No

Determines how the image will be displayed. Possible values are: fitCenter, fitEnd, fitStart, fitXY, center, centerCrop

isHost

Boolean

No

Alias for host

name

String

Yes

The name of the station

referer

String

No

Determines the referrer to send in HTTP requests. This value affects both the media playback and the host parsing

url

String

Yes

The URL to be loaded

userAgent

String

No

The user agent to use when loading HTTP URLs

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