Wowza Streaming Engine™ offers powerful features and capabilities that make it quick and easy to leverage a wide range of video and audio recording functions.


Wowza’s comprehensive recording capabilities enrich the user experience. From basic stream recording to cutting edge time-shifted functionality, you can rely on the power of Wowza®.

  1. Create a Variety of Recording Applications

    Wowza software makes it easy to utilize encoding capabilities in the Flash player to create a variety of server-side recording applications without requiring users to install any specialized software on their devices.  Applications range from recorded shout-outs for social networking sites to services that enable job applicants to record video resumes, and much more.

  2. Archive Live Streams

    Record a live stream to a file available for later on-demand playback. This versatile capability allows you to record an entire live webcast into a single file, segment it into multiple files for chapter replay, or start and stop recording at predetermined points for partial archiving.

  3. Deliver Time-Shifted Live Playback

    With the optional Wowza nDVR AddOn you can continuously record live streams for immediate time-shifted playback. Users will enjoy familiar DVR-like experiences such as pause, rewind, fast forward or return to live streaming. A rich set of APIs enables you to create custom catch-up TV applications utilizing the power of Java programing with Wowza IDE.

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