Wowza Streaming Engine

Reliable streaming — no matter the device, scale, or network condition

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Part Streaming Software, Part Superpower

On-Premises Streaming Server

On-Premises Streaming Server

Customizable Streaming Software

Customizable and Flexible

Most Reliable Live Streaming Software 2019

Most Stable Solution On The Market

Low Latency Video Streaming

Powers Low Latency Streams

live streaming software

Video Streaming on Your Own Terms

Ingest Any Live Stream and Deliver to Any Device

  • Ingest streams from any encoder.
  • Create live, linear, or on-demand streaming applications.
  • Stream live events, video conferencing, audio streaming, 24/7 streaming and more.
  • Deliver video and audio streams to any player or device.
    Learn more about supported devices »

Transcode for Optimal Viewer Experiences

Stream All Media Types with Wowza Streaming Engine

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live streaming software for apps

Built to Build On

Programmable Architecture

Multi-Level Content Security

  • We use automated tools to scan our source code for vulnerabilities as well as code errors
  • Wowza regularly performs third-party penetrations tests to identify vulnerabilities for resolution.
  • We have a monthly security-focused day to keep security top of mind and prioritize continuous improvement.
    Learn more about secure video streaming »
live streaming software for apps

Optimized for Scalability

Extensive Flexible and Modular Architecture

  • Deploy and modify your Streaming Engine instances to suit your needs.
  • Add stand-alone instances, clusters, and edge servers.
  • Deploy on a private infrastructure, with your preferred cloud provider, or as a hybrid configuration to suit your current and future needs.
    Learn more about Wowza Streaming Engine deployment options »

Management, Monitoring, and Integrations

  • Streaming Engine’s monitoring tools, APIs, and SNMP integration enable proactive load and performance management.
  • Integrated with industry-leading CDNs and streaming services.
  • Works with Wowza CDN, Akamai, Facebook Live, YouTube Live and more.
    Learn more about stream scaling »
low latency streaming options

Powerful Options for Low-latency Streaming

WebRTC

  • Enable real-time communications directly from your browser.
  • Combine it with Wowza Streaming Engine to transcode, restream, and enhance WebRTC’s capabilities in powerful ways.
    Learn more about WebRTC Live Streaming.

Apple’s Low-Latency HLS

SRT (Secure Reliable Transport)

  • Receive high-quality, low-latency video contribution across the public internet.
  • Deliver the best steam, even in the worst network conditions.
    Learn more about SRT
Deployment Options
On premises: Bare metal or virtualized, running on a private cloud or in a Docker container.
On a public cloud provider’s infrastructure in a virtual machine with your own license.
On a public cloud provider’s infrastructure in a Docker container with your own license.
As a configured Wowza Streaming Cloud licensed instance offered by a public cloud provider.
Operating Systems
Windows®
Linux
Mac®
Recommend Minimum System Configuration
CPU: Single quad-core, 3.00 GHz or better
RAM: 4GB
Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping)
Network: 1Gbps Ethernet
Java (required): Wowza Streaming Engine is built on OpenJDK Java SE JRE 9.0.4 and supports Java versions 9-12.
Recommend High-Load System Configuration
Dual quad-core or a single hex-core, 3.00 GHz or better
RAM: 16–32GB
Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping)
Network: 10Gbps Ethernet
Java (required): Wowza Streaming Engine is built on OpenJDK Java SE JRE 9.0.4 and supports Java versions 9-12.
Security and DRM
StreamLock™ SSL certification for RTMPS, RTMPE and HTTPS streams
AES-128
Studio-approved DRM with third-party integration for key management
Authenticated connections
SecureToken content protection
Stream Targets
Facebook Live®
YouTube®
Icecast®
SHOUTcast®
Wowza Streaming Cloud
Most RTMP or RTSP/RTP–compatible stream targets
CDN Delivery
Wowza CDN
Akamai®
Alibaba CDN®
Limelight Networks®
TATA Communications®
Mirror Image®
Players
JW Player®
Flowplayer
iOS native player
Android (with HLS-compatible players)
Adobe® Flash (HDS/HLS-compatible players)
QuickTime® Player (10.0 or later for OS X)
Microsoft Silverlight
Apple QuickTime
VideoLAN VLC
RealPlayer
THEOplayer
Live Input
CEA-608 captions (Line 21 captioning)
AMF onTextData
AMF onCaption
Live Output
CEA-608
WebVTT
onTextData
Video-On-Demand Input
Embedded 3GPP
TTML
WebVTT
SRT
SCC
Embedded CEA-608
Video-On-Demand Output
CEA-608
WebVTT
onTextData
Programming Interfaces
Java API
REST API
Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE)
Video Output
Video Output H.265 H.264 H.263 VP9
Adobe RTMP
RTSP/RTP
MPEG-TS
Apple HLS
Apple Low-Latency HLS
MPEG-DASH
Adobe HDS
Microsoft Smooth Streaming
WebRTC
Audio Output
Audio Output AAC OPUS Vorbis G.711 MP3
Adobe RTMP
RTSP/RTP
MPEG-TS
Apple HLS
Apple Low-Latency HLS
MPEG-DASH
Adobe HDS
Microsoft Smooth Streaming
WebRTC
ICY
Video Input
Video Input H.265 H.264 H263 VP9
Adobe RTMP
RTSP/RTP
MPEG-TS
Apple HLS
WebRTC
Audio Input
Audio Input AAC OPUS Vorbis G.711 MP3
Adobe RTMP
RTSP/RTP
MPEG-TS
Apple HLS
WebRTC
ICY
System Requirements
System Requirements
Minimum recommended production hardware CPU: Single Quad Core, 3.00 GHz or better
Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping)
RAM: 4GB
Network: 1Gbps Ethernet
Supported operating systems Windows®, Linux, Mac®
Java (required) Wowza Streaming Engine is built on OpenJDK Java SE JRE 9.0.4 and supports Java versions 9-12.

Wowza Streaming Engine Pricing Plans

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Basic plans as low as $125 per month.

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Documentation

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