Wowza Streaming Engine™ is the ideal platform for streaming on-demand video and audio to a diverse range of users on any screen - computers, smartphones, tablets and IPTV set-top boxes. With it's powerful features, extreme scalability and solid dependability, Wowza software makes simultaneous multi-screen media delivery simple, efficient and cost effective.


Wowza software is a perfect fit for a wide array of applications, from archived entertainment to webinars to user-contributed content. For industry-leading on-demand media streaming, Wowza Streaming Engine™ is the right choice.

  1. Reach Audiences On Any Device

    Extend the reach of your pre-recorded video and audio content to virtually any player and device, simultaneously, over any protocol, from a single set of source files.

  2. Deliver Best Possible Viewer Experience

    Take advantage of adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR) to deliver the best possible playback on Flash, iOS, Android, Silverlight, and other compatible ABR clients. Increase customer satisfaction, save on transcoding costs, free up storage space and simplify the management of file assets. Use Wowza software to create adaptive bitrate streams on your own or choose Encoding.com's cloud service with pre-built transcoding profiles for Wowza to simplify ABR even further.

  3. Enable Time-Shifted Viewing

    Give your customers full control of on-demand playback with pause, rewind and seek capabilities. Customize delivery using time-offset and duration capabilities to enable playback from any starting point without the need to edit the file asset.

  4. Unmatched Scalability

    Scale up to multi-server installations with virtually unlimited capacity.  Efficiently fetch on-demand content from centralized storage to edge servers using our free MediaCache AddOn for immediate streaming and playback from local cache.

  5. Create Linear TV Channels

    Use Wowza software's server-side playlist functionality to easily create WebTV, MobileTV or IPTV/OTT linear streaming channels from your on-demand content. The Wowza Streaming Engine™ even lets you intersperse on-demand content with live streams or add advertising to monetize it.

  6. Secure Your Content

    Wowza gives you choices, ranging from standard support for Flash RTMP encrypted streams and HLS AES-128 protection, to a comprehensive collection of security measures available in our free AddOns. Additionally the optional Wowza DRM AddOn offers full integration with studio-approved digital right management (DRM) platforms including Verimatrix VCAS and Microsoft PlayReady.

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