Decode AAC and MP3 mono audio to stereo with Wowza Transcoder

In some streaming scenarios, the source audio stream might switch between stereo and mono. In Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software, by default Wowza Transcoder assumes that the number of audio channels doesn't change during a transcoding session. You can add a parameter to a transcoder template to instruct the transcoder to force any mono audio frames to stereo by duplicating the mono stream for both the left and right channels.

Note: Wowza Streaming Engine™ or later is required.

To enable this feature in a transcoder template, add the following section to the <Decode> block of the template: