1. Get a Wowza Streaming Engine License

In order to use Wowza Streaming Engine™, you will require a valid license. You can:

2. Download Wowza Streaming Engine Installer

All Wowza Streaming Engine installers support both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems and Java Runtime environments. The current version is Wowza Streaming Engine 4.1.2, build 13947, released on March 2, 2015.
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  • Windows

    To Install:

    1. Double click the installer and follow the on-screen instructions

      To run the Wowza Transcoder on Windows Server 2008 or 2012 the following two components are required: .NET Framework 3.5.1 Feature Desktop Experience
  • Mac

    To Install:

    1. Double click the installer and follow the on-screen instructions
  • Linux RPM

    To Install:

    1. sudo chmod +x WowzaStreamingEngine-4.1.2.rpm.bin

      sudo ./WowzaStreamingEngine-4.1.2.rpm.bin
  • Linux DEB

    To Install:

    1. sudo chmod +x WowzaStreamingEngine-4.1.2.deb.bin

      sudo ./WowzaStreamingEngine-4.1.2.deb.bin
  • Linux/Solaris Unix

    To Install:

    1. sudo chmod +x WowzaStreamingEngine-4.1.2.tar.bin

      sudo ./WowzaStreamingEngine-4.1.2.tar.bin

To update an existing installation of Wowza Streaming Engine with the latest features and enhancements, sign in to your Wowza account and see My Downloads. After downloading the update, see How to apply a Wowza Streaming Engine update.

Deployment Options

On Premises

Run Wowza Streaming Engine on one or more computers at your physical location, on your hardware, across your internet connection.

Simply pay for each active instance and run multiple Wowza instances on multiple computers using a single subscription license key; you don't need to purchase a separate license key for each machine.

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Deploying Wowza® software in the cloud means streaming your content from high-performance virtual machines hosted remotely.

Works with virtually all cloud hosting services, including Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine and others.

Amazon Web Services
Google Cloud Platform

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