Wowza Streaming Engine

Reliable streaming. No matter the device, scale, or network condition.

Part streaming software. Part superpower.

On-Premises Media Server for Live Streaming

On-Premises Media Server

Customizable Streaming Software

Customizable & 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 and deliver video and audio streams to any player or device.

    Learn more about supported devices »

  • Stream Live, Linear, and On-Demand Content

    Create live, linear, or on-demand streaming applications for live events, video conferencing, audio streaming, 24/7 streaming and more.

  • Transcode for Optimal Viewer Experiences

    Refine your live streaming workflow by transcoding to deliver the highest quality streams.

    Learn more about transcoding capabilities »

Stream all media types with Wowza Streaming Engine.

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live streaming software for apps

Built to build on.

 
live streaming software for apps

Optimized for scalability.

 
  • Extensible Modular Architecture

    Deploy and modify your Streaming Engine instances to suit your needs. Add stand-alone instances, clusters, and edge servers.

  • Automated Management and Monitoring

    Streaming Engine's monitoring tools, APIs, and SNMP integration enable proactive load and performance management.

  • Tightly Integrated With CDNs and Services

    Integrated with industry-leading CDNs and streaming services, including Wowza CDN, Akamai, Facebook Live, YouTube Live and more.

    Learn more about stream scaling »

  • Flexible Deployment Options

    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 »

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 XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10; Server 2003, 2008, 2012
Mac OS X 10.8 or later
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): Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 8+ or Java Development Kit (JDK) 8+
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): Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 8+ or Java Development Kit (JDK) 8+
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
Wowza Player
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
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          
MPEG-DASH          
Adobe HDS          
Microsoft Smooth Streaming          
WebRTC(Preview)          
Audio Output
Audio Output AAC OPUS Vorbis G.711 MP3
Adobe RTMP          
RTSP/RTP          
MPEG-TS          
Apple HLS          
MPEG-DASH          
Adobe HDS          
Microsoft Smooth Streaming          
WebRTC(Preview)          
ICY          
Video Input
Video Input   H.265 H.264 H263 VP9
Adobe RTMP          
RTSP/RTP          
MPEG-TS          
Apple HLS          
WebRTC(Preview)          
Audio Input
Audio Input AAC OPUS Vorbis G.711 MP3
Adobe RTMP          
RTSP/RTP          
MPEG-TS          
Apple HLS          
WebRTC(Preview)          
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® (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10; Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016), Linux (all distributions), Mac® OS X
Java (required) Java™ Runtime Environment (JRE) 8+ or Java Development Kit (JDK) 8+

Pricing Plan Options

Monthly

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

$95
per instance
per month

Annual

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

$65
per instance
per month
 
(billed annually)

Perpetual

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

$1995
 
(per license)

Need help with video streaming?

Wowza offers tons of resources to help you get started and keep you streaming successfully. From premium support and professional services to free support resources, help is close at hand.

 

Premium Support

 

Wowza offers premium technical support, including online ticket submission, chat, live event support, and professional services.

 

Video Tutorials

 

Learn valuable tips from an extensive library of video tutorials to help you get started with Wowza Streaming Engine.

 

Documentation

 

See all of the how-to articles and guides for Wowza Streaming Engine.

 

APIs & SDKs

 

Access developer documentation and code samples that showcase how you can use the developer tools for common workflows.

Start streaming with confidence.