Wowza Streaming Engine


Wowza Streaming Engine is the gold standard of customisable streaming server software for building and delivering professional-grade streaming at any scale.

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Wowza Streaming Engine

Wowza Streaming Engine is the gold standard of customisable streaming server software for building and delivering professional-grade streaming at any scale.

Wowza Streaming Engine is:

  • The industry leader for live and on-demand streaming at any scale
  • Loaded with resources and tools for developers and builders
  • Built with a future-proof core architecture
  • Backed by experience, industry expertise, and world-class support
  • Built to deliver pro-quality mobile, low-latency, VR, and 360° streaming experiences

The Wowza Streaming Engine Advantage

Wowza is Flexible

Flexible and Customise-able

Ingest Any Live Stream
Use the best encoding solution for your needs, from free software-based RTMP encoders to broadcast-grade MPEG-TS hardware.

Deliver to Any Device
Deliver video and audio streams to any player and any device, over any protocol, from a single streaming server.

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Stream Live, Linear, and On-Demand Content
Create live, linear, or on-demand streaming applications for live events, news, surveillance, monitoring, video libraries, and more.

Record and Archive Live Streams
Record a live stream to a file available for on-demand playback. Record an entire live webcast into a single file, segment it into multiple files for chapter replay, or start and stop recording at predetermined points for partial archiving.

Transcode Streams for Optimal Viewer Experiences
Transcoding with Wowza technology lets you refine your live encoding and streaming workflow, saving on upload bandwidth while delivering the best-possible-quality streams to each user’s device.​

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Wowza is Built-to-Build

Built to Build On

Programmable Architecture
Leverage a comprehensive suite of tools, APIs, and SDKs to automate workflows, accelerate your development cycle, and deliver innovative streaming services.

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Multi-Level Content Security
Ensure that your streams are protected with Wowza software’s wide variety of security measures.

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Premium Support
Our premium support plans provide access to Wowza streaming experts when and where you need them.

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Wowza is Scale-Optimised

Optimised for Scalability

Extensible Modular Architecture
Deploy and modify your Wowza Streaming Engine instances to suit your specific needs. Add stand-alone instances, clusters, and edge servers seamlessly and non-disruptively.

Automated Management and Monitoring
Wowza Streaming Engine monitoring tools, comprehensive APIs, and SNMP integration enable proactive load and performance management. Use the Wowza Streaming Engine Manager GUI, or integrate with your preferred applications and tools.

Tightly Integrated with CDNs and Services
Wowza Steaming Engine is tightly integrated with industry-leading CDNs and streaming services, including Wowza CDN, Facebook Live, Akamai, YouTube Live, Limelight Networks, and TATA Communications.

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Flexible Deployment Options
Deploy Wowza Streaming Engine software in bare-metal, virtualised, and Docker containers on private infrastructure, with your preferred public cloud provider, or as a hybrid configuration to suit your current and future needs.

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Wowza Streaming Engine End-to-End

Wowza Streaming Engine Features

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 provided by a public cloud provider
Operating Systems
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10; Server 2003, 2008, 2012
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or later
  • Linux
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+
Stream Delivery
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®
  • 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
Closed Captioning
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
Developer Features
Programming Interfaces
  • Java API
  • Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE)

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