I requested for a mod that could embed videos so our site could use video sharing platforms for storage and delivery to reduce server load. I was quite surprised when he contacted me about 2 weeks later and say it would be on UNA''s app market that afternoon. I promptly purchased, downloaded and installed. It has performed well and I was surprised in the additional features for YouTube and a few other platforms that that their embed Iiframes could not be inserted without modification of script.
M3U (or M3U8) is a plain text file format originally created to organize collections of MP3 files. The format is extended for HLS, where it's used to define media streams. ... Media playlist: containing URLs of the files needed for streaming (i.e. chunks of the original video to be played).