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Welcome to Your Wowza Streaming Engine Trial!

Next Step: Download the Installer

Select the appropriate installer to download, run the executable, and, when prompted, enter the license key you received in your email (hint: check the spam folder, too).



To install:

  1. Double-click the WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.8-windows-installer.exe installer file and follow the onscreen instructions.
  2. To run Wowza™ Transcoder on Windows Server 2008 or 2012 the following components are required:
    .NET Framework 3.5.1
    Desktop Experience


To install:

  1. Open WowzaStreamingEngine-4.7.8-osx-installer.dmg.
  2. Double-click the installer package icon and follow the onscreen instructions.

Linux 64-bit

To install:

  1. sudo chmod +x
  2. sudo ./
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.

Resources to Get You Started


Learn how to install Wowza Streaming Engine on a Windows computer.


Learn how to start your first stream using an RTMP encoder.

Wowza Streaming Engine Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide

Provides high-level instructions on installing and configuring Wowza Streaming Engine.

Wowza Streaming Engine User Guide

User Guide

Provides detailed instructions on how to install, configure, administer, and deploy Wowza Streaming Engine.

Wowza APIs & SDKs


Provides links to documentation resources for the Wowza developer community.