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Wowza provides developers with a proven, feature-rich streaming platform to create and validate applications for any screen, as well as quick and efficient commercial deployment.
For long term developer use we offer the free Wowza Media Server 3.5 Developer license for access to the server and selected premium AddOns.
Wowza Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is a free tool to simplify and streamline the tasks of extending, configuring and managing the Wowza platform.
Join the Wowza forums and become a part of our developer community with access to tutorials, free AddOns and a knowledge base rich with information.
Reach out to the Wowza support team and community of your peers for helpful advice, showcase your applications, and share or find useful code.
For long-term developer use we offer the free Wowza Media Server 3.5 Developer Edition license for access to the server and all premium AddOns except RTMP Network Encryption Security, StreamLock™ and HTTP Origin.
Free Developer License
|Ideal For||Long-term development tasks|
|Licensing||One license key - one server instance|
|Server Limits||On-Demand: up to 10 connections
Live: 2 stream in, up to 9 out
|Transcoder AddOn Limits||1 stream in, up to 9 out
|nDVR AddOn Limits||1 stream in, up to 9 out|
|DRM AddOn Limits||On-Demand: up to 10 connections
Live: 1 stream in, up to 9 out
|License Time Limit||180 days|
Wowza Integrated Development Environment (Wowza IDE 2) is a free integrated development environment to simplify and streamline the tasks of extending, configuring and managing the Wowza platform. It is an application built on top of the popular Eclipse application framework.
Learn more about Wowza IDE by dowloading the Wowza IDE 2 User’s Guide (pdf).
You can download the standalone installers. The standalone installers include the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers along with the Wowza IDE project and class wizards. You can also add the Wowza IDE wizards to an existing Eclipse installation using the Eclipse Software Update mechanism. If you are using a 64Bit operating system you must use the Software Update mechanism. The instructions for both methods are below.