What is MPEG-TS?

MPEG-TS (MPEG Transport Stream) is a transport stream container format that’s used for streaming and storage of streams.

Wowza Streaming Engine™ software supports MPEG-TS live stream ingress, which can be re-streamed from live MPEG-TS encoders over UDP. Streaming Engine software supports using the Wowza Push Publishing AddOn to publish MPEG-TS.

The Streaming Engine software writes .ts files to support HLS (cupertino) playback and caching infrastructure of CDNs that support Wowza HTTP Origin features. These .ts files are kept in memory, not written to disk.

NOTE: These .ts files are not easily portable for other purposes if written to disk.

Wowza does not support .ts files for on-demand play.

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