This video shows you how to install and start Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software on Windows operating systems. Wowza Streaming Engine 4.4.1 was used when creating this video.
- When you install Wowza Streaming Engine 4.2.0 or later, a server version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) that it requires is automatically installed, making it easy to get your media server up and running. If you can't or don't want to use the version of Java that installs with Wowza Streaming Engine, you can use a different JRE. For more information on how to install a different, supported version of Java and how to instruct Wowza Streaming Engine to use it, see Installing Java.
- For complete information about how to install the Wowza Streaming Engine media server software on Windows, OS X, and Linux operating systems, see the "Server Installation" chapter in the Wowza Streaming Engine User's Guide.
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