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Widevine not appearing as a plugin

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I have taken the quick start repo from electron and used the documented string for electron dependency in package.json and console says widevine loads correctly but console.dir(navigator.plugins) returns an empty array and trying to play drm content fails.

Here is the code in main.js

function createWindow () {
  const win = new BrowserWindow({
    webPreferences: {
      plugins: true

app.on('widevine-ready', createWindow)

And console shows Widevine is ready to be used!

But widevine content does not play.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 5 years ago
  • Comments:8

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khwaajcommented, Sep 11, 2018

Another interesting finding, this problem only affects the x64 Windows build, the ia32 build works just fine for me. Can you verify that it works for you too?

khwaajcommented, Oct 3, 2018

Closing this due to inactivity, please reopen if there are further problems.

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