Simple Live Video Streaming


Easily capture and stream live video, then archive it for later viewing.​

How Live Streaming Works


Live video streaming is complicated — but it doesn't have to be.


The Complete Guide to Live Streaming takes you through the entire streaming process, while answering all the questions you might have along the way.


Ever wondered what video codecs you should use? How about the best way to reduce latency? Our guide's got you covered.


Discover everything you need to know to get started on the path to professional streaming.


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Live Video Streaming For Every Use Case

Wowza's live-streaming products and solutions are built to deliver high-quality, dependable live streams for every use case and industry.

IP Camera Streaming

IP Camera Streaming

Embed IP camera streams into websites and mobile apps to broadcast video without needing a separate encoder.
Live Event Streaming

Live Event Streaming

Take your local events to a global scale by live streaming concerts, sports, and more.
Broadcast & OTT

Broadcast & OTT

Deliver leading-edge broadcasts to any device and connect with your viewers wherever they are.
VR & 360° Streaming

VR & 360° Streaming

Stream high-quality, immersive 360° video experiences to local or global audiences

Live Video Streaming Features and Functionalities

Live-Stream to Any Device

Live-Stream to Any Device

Stream your live event to any device and any network, cost-effectively, with transcoding for adaptive bitrates.
Use Any Encoder to Stream Live

Use Any Encoder

Simply point your IP camera feed or RTMP, RTSP/RTP, or MPEG-TS stream to the Wowza server and let us do the rest.
Global Reach for Live Streaming

Achieve Worldwide Reach

Send your live streams to CDNs, video-sharing websites, and more for built-in scaling and redundancy.
Custom Live Streaming

Customize Your Streaming

Leverage Wowza APIs and third-party integrations to build a solution that's just right for you.
Streaming Live from Mobile Devices

Stream from Phones & More

Connect the Wowza GoCoder mobile app to Wowza software and services to capture, encode, and stream live video over Wi-Fi, 4G, or 3G.
DVR Functions for Live Streams

Record Your Live Streams

Enrich your users' experience with features from basic stream recording to cutting-edge time-shifted functionality with Wowza's recording capabilities.
Live Streaming Event Support

Get Live Support During Events

With the new Wowza premium support packages, a support agent will respond immediately to issues during your live events and even help with setup.

What's the Best Live-Streaming Solution for Me?

Cloud Streaming Service

The Wowza Streaming Cloud end-to-end live streaming service offers a managed infrastructure, a free player, autoscaling to any size audience, and a REST API (preview).


Choose Wowza Streaming Cloud if you...

  • Want a cloud-based live-streaming solution with pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Need to start streaming live quickly
  • Need to stream a live event periodically
  • Do not want to purchase and manage hardware and software
  • Want an out-of-the-box solution

Media Server Software

Wowza Streaming Engine media streaming software gives you the ability to deploy on premises or in the cloud, complete server-level control, cost-effective monthly pricing, and Java and REST APIs.


Choose Wowza Streaming Engine if you...

  • Want to own software to deploy on premises or on cloud-based servers
  • Want to deploy on your network behind a firewall
  • Require server security or digital rights management
  • Want both live streaming and video-on-demand capabilities
  • Have deep customization requirements

What Customers Are Saying about Live Streaming with Wowza

“We use more than 100 Wowza servers on our own CDN across Latin America to deliver live events like music shows and sports to multiple screens. We’re very happy with Wowza Streaming Engine performance and stability.”

Luiz Antonio Cassetari Vieira Filho, senior support analyst, Terra

“Wowza provided us with the most advanced tools for streaming, a flexible and extensible architecture, excellent technical support, and impressive reliability.”

Branden Spikes, CIO, SpaceX