Use Wowza Transcoder

Use Wowza Transcoder to transcode and transrate content in Wowza Streaming Engine.

Hardware acceleration

Use hardware acceleration to improve Wowza Transcoder performance.

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About Wowza Transcoder
About Wowza Transcoder, the transcoding and transrating feature in Wowza Streaming Engine.
 Set up and run Wowza Transcoder in Wowza Streaming Engine
Configure Wowza Transcoder to decode audio and video in incoming live streams and re-encode them for adaptive-bitrate playback.
Wowza Transcoder performance benchmark
Learn about the latest performance benchmarks for Wowza Transcoder.
Capture Wowza Transcoder benchmark statistics
Configure and use Wowza Streaming Engine to capture Wowza Transcoder performance benchmark numbers for your configuration.
Create and play SMIL files with streams created by Wowza Transcoder
Set up and play a Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) file with transcoded or transrated streams from Wowza Transcoder.
Verify which Wowza Transcoder implementation is invoked
Use information in Wowza Streaming Engine logs to determine if hardware acceleration is available and is being used.
Reduce visual artifacts in NVIDIA NVENC accelerated encoded streams
Learn how to reduce visual artifacts in transcoded streams when using NVIDIA NVENC accelerated encoding.
Add graphic overlays to live streams with Wowza Transcoder
Learn how to add static and dynamic graphical overlays to Wowza Streaming Engine live streams with Wowza Transcoder.
Overlay image requirements for Wowza Transcoder
Describes file format, size, and positioning requirements for overlay images used with Wowza Transcoder.
Stream using HEVC/H.265 with Wowza Transcoder
Transcode to HEVC/H.265 in Wowza Streaming Engine for Apple HLS and MPEG-DASH playback using preview technology.
Transcode live streams to WebM for MPEG-DASH playback with Wowza Streaming Engine
Learn to use Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5.0 to transcode live streams with WebM codecs (VP8/VP9 video and Vorbis/Opus audio) for MPEG-DASH playback.
Use video encoding parameters with Wowza Transcoder
Learn to adjust video output from Wowza Transcoder through the use of video encoding parameters.
Use video decoding parameters with Wowza Transcoder
Learn how to use video decoding parameters with Wowza Transcoder.
Use audio encoding parameters with Wowza Transcoder
Learn to adjust the audio in output renditions from Wowza Transcoder through the use of audio encoding parameters.
Transcode only the audio channel of an incoming stream with Wowza Streaming Engine
Learn how to use the Wowza Transcoder to transcode only the audio channel of an incoming stream.
Configure B-frame support with Wowza Transcoder
Enable B-frame support in Wowza Transcoder.
Use Wowza Transcoder on a live stream repeater edge
Using Wowza Transcoder with a live stream repeater edge application.
Configure a sort buffer for Wowza Transcoder
Learn how to configure the sort buffer for Wowza Transcoder.
Reduce a transcoded stream's frame rate in Wowza Transcoder
Use the SkipFrameCount property to reduce the frame rate of video transcoded by Wowza Transcoder.
Fix a missing frame rate issue when using Wowza Transcoder
Fix a problem in Wowza Transcoder where the source stream frame rate information isn't available.
Decode AAC and MP3 mono audio to stereo with Wowza Transcoder
Add a parameter to Wowza Transcoder to force any mono audio to stereo by duplicating the mono stream for the left and right channels.
Enable double rate deinterlacing in Wowza Transcoder
Use the Wowza Transcoder parameter for double-rate deinterlacing of high-motion video.
Control deinterlacing with Wowza Transcoder
Control how Wowza Transcoder deinterlaces video.
Wowza Transcoder User Guide
The latest version of the Wowza Transcoder User Guide for use with Wowza Streaming Engine.