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System Status

Technical Comparison — Know which one fits better in your workflow.

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Streaming Cloud

Managed Live Streaming Service

  • Deploys on a managed infrastructure.
  • Live event streaming to web or social.
  • Live streaming apps via GUI or API.


Available APIs & SDKs
  • Ruby SDK (transitioning to community managed)
  • Java SDK (transitioning to community managed)
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Streaming Engine

Media Server Software

  • Self-managed infrastructures.
  • Streaming service providers.
  • Customized streaming solutions.


Available APIs & SDKs
  • Java API
  • PHP Wrapper (community managed)
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Live Encoding Solution

  • Cloud-based, remote managed, customizable encoding workflows.
  • Automated workflows to increase reliability.


Available APIs
  • GraphQL

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Live Streaming Tools — Useful documentation and links for developers using Wowza.

Bonus Tools

WebRTC — Resources for developers working with Wowza and WebRTC.

WebRTC Hosted Dev Pages

A hosted experience for testing WebRTC with Wowza.

Try It Out

Wowza WebRTC Examples GitHub Repo

A collection of WebRTC examples in a single repo demonstrating different functionality and workflows with Wowza.

Explore Code

Beginner Resources — Articles, videos, and useful links for beginners.

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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