Wowza Streaming Engine Pricing

Build a professional-grade streaming infrastructure with Wowza Streaming Engine server software. All pricing plans are based on the number of server instances you deploy, so you can easily scale your solution affordably.

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Pay-as-you-go based on the number of instances you deploy each month.

per instance
per month


Pay $65 for each prepaid instance. Add additional instances anytime.

per instance
per month
(billed annually)


Pay a single fee for a lifetime license. Includes one year of maintenance and support.

(Price is per license)

ANNOUNCING WOWZA CDN: Easily and reliably scale your delivery with Wowza CDN starting at just $0.055 per GB. Available to any active Wowza Streaming Engine license holder on version 4.3 or higher. Add Wowza CDN »

Need high-volume pricing? Contact us.

Benefits of Wowza Streaming Engine

Industry Gold Standard

Wowza technology delivers the fastest and cleanest streams, with fine-grained control over format, video quality, and delivery options.

Built to Go Live

Stream with confidence using patented Wowza software designed specifically for live-streaming performance and scaling.


Wowza software supports the latest industry protocols, formats, and codecs, so you can trust your streaming to work today and tomorrow.

Complete Package

Wowza offers a complete platform to power today’s streaming ecosystem—from encoding to delivery to APIs and native media-player options.

Full Control

Customize and control your streaming infrastructure with powerful APIs and interface options  that put you at the helm.

Real-Time Streaming

Wowza is the preferred software to power applications where speed matters. When Flash, RTMP, and HLS fail, smart companies choose Wowza.

Any Device

Power high-quality live and on-demand video and audio streaming to any device, anywhere, at any scale.

Join More than 19,000 Happy Customers

“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

“With a live production, there are always gremlins. Wowza is probably the most solid piece in our infrastructure. It’s been really reliable for us.”

Casey Charvet, director of R&D, TourGigs

Additional Tools to Build Out Your Streaming Project

Mobile App & SDK

Wowza GoCoder is a cross-platform mobile app and SDK for live mobile streaming. Easily capture and encode video on iOS and Android devices

Expert Support

Receive premium support from streaming experts. Our support services deliver the help you need, when you need it.

No Contract CDN

Wowza CDN is an easy-to-integrate global CDN to scale your streaming instantly. Available to all Wowza Streaming Engine customers.

HTML5 Player

Wowza Player is an embeddable HTML5 player with optimized adaptive bitrate streaming. Enable HD-quality playback everywhere, with industry-standard codecs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I add instances to my annual subscription? How will that be billed?

You can add server instances to your annual subscription at any time using your existing license key. In terms of billing, you have two options:

  • Add annual instances: Make a one-time prorated payment to add instances to your subscription at the annual rate.
  • Add monthly instances: Pay as you go at the $95-per-instance monthly price each month in which you exceed your prepaid allotment.


How is my usage calculated for subscription plans?

For subscription plans, usage is based on the maximum number of concurrent instances in use at any given time during your bill cycle.


Is there special pricing for high-volume deployments?
Yes! We offer flexible pricing models specifically for high-volume deployments. Please contact us to learn more.


What is an instance?
An instance is a single copy of Wowza Streaming Engine server software running on a single physical or virtual computer.


How many connections can one instance handle?
The number of connections will vary based on your bitrate, network capacity, and server hardware. To learn more about deployment scenarios, view our streaming deployment examples or contact a Wowza technical support specialist.


Where can I deploy Wowza Streaming Engine software?

You can download Wowza Streaming Engine on any server hardware or deploy instantly on a major cloud provider using a preconfigured virtual machine preloaded with Wowza Streaming Engine software. Please note: an Internet connection is required. To deploy in an offline environment, please contact our sales team.


Also see our product FAQ and billing FAQ.

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