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Mobile Live Streaming

Develop innovative mobile live-streaming apps with Wowza’s trusted and reliable streaming solutions. Whether you’re building a mobile app to compliment your website’s live broadcasts, or making a first-of-its-kind gaming app, we’ve got the tools and guides to get you started.

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Live Streaming APIs

Whether you’re developing a live streaming app, platform, or service, our APIs make it easy. Build your streaming infrastructure on top of our REST and Java APIs to control and manage transcoding through HTTP requests and take advantage of advanced features like dynamic overlays.

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Technical Comparison

See which one fits best with your workflow.

Wowza Streaming Cloud

Managed Live Streaming Service


  • Have your first stream running in 15 minutes
  • You bring the stream, we do everything else
  • Worldwide streaming with 12 data centers
  • Thousands of global CDN POPs
  • DRM support


  • RTMP, RTSP, and WebRTC input
  • HLS, WebRTC, DASH output

Wowza Streaming Engine

Media Server Software


  • Self-deployed on Linux, Windows, or Mac
  • Customizable workflows and architecture
  • Extended functionality
  • Scaling and CDN options
  • DRM support


  • Java API
  • Multi-protocol support for input and output

Wowza ClearCaster

Live Encoding Solution


  • Cloud-based, remote managed, customizable encoding workflows
  • Automated workflows to increase reliability
  • Local and cloud recording and storage
  • Closed captions, titling, and graphics


  • GraphQL
  • HD 2160P30 (4K)

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The Complete Guide to Live Streaming

What live video streaming is, how it works, and why you need it.

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Getting Started With Wowza Streaming Cloud

Easily stream live video to any device, scaling automatically to accommodate audiences of any size, anywhere.

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Getting Started With Wowza Streaming Engine

Learn how to download, install, play, and test a live or VOD streaming clip using our starting guide.

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Live Streaming Using an RTMP-Based Encoder

Configure Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software to receive an encoded live stream.

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