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Wowza Streaming Engine Pro with 1 year Maintenance & Support
MSRP: $1995
Wowza Streaming Engine Pro with 3 years Maintenance & Support
MSRP: $2395
  • Pro-quality live and on-demand video streaming
  • Any media to any device
  • Unlimited transcoding for adaptive bitrate streaming
  • Flexible and customizable
Wowza Streaming Engine is robust, customizable, and scalable server software that powers reliable streaming of high-quality video and audio to any device, anywhere. Use it to build video and audio applications and services that deliver engaging streaming for live events, news, surveillance, training, and
on-demand videos. Whether deployed in the cloud or on-premises, you can leverage the powerful components and APIs of Wowza Streaming Engine to tailor streaming workflows with security and confidence

Any Media to Any Device

Anywhere, Simplified Wowza Streaming Engine accepts any video format and reliably delivers it in multiple formats and with the highest possible quality to any connected device, anywhere. Platform-agnostic, multi-format, and multi-screen, Wowza Streaming Engine accepts any video format and delivers content to the broadest range of player technologies and screens, including Adobe® Flash® Player; Microsoft® Silverlight® player; Apple® iPhone® , iPad® , iPod touch® , and QuickTime® player; Android™ smartphones and tablets; a variety of smart TVs; and IPTV/OTT set-top boxes.

Flexibility and Control

Every organization has unique needs and requirements, which makes one-size-fits-all streaming solutions too limiting. Dedicated, customizable, and extensible, Wowza Streaming Engine software integrates with third-party systems and includes powerful components, called AddOns, and APIs that let you build solutions that grow and adapt to your evolving streaming needs.

Engaging View Experiences

Wowza Streaming Engine provides tools to that let you enhance your audience’s viewing experience and maximize your reach as a content publisher. You can offer viewers DVR-like features such as play, pause, and rewind; include closed captioning for hearing-impaired viewers; reach global audiences by offering audio in a choice of languages; and offer immersive surround-sound audio.

High Performance and Scalability

Wowza Streaming Engine is multi-threaded software that delivers live and on-demand streaming from standard on-site hardware or through the cloud, letting you make the most of your hardware, networking, and other resources. You can scale out live and on-demand streaming across large regions and audiences, push live video to content delivery networks (CDNs), and choose from unicast or multicast transmission.

Multiple Levels of Content Security

Wowza Streaming Engine offers a wide variety of security options so that you can protect your streams, networks, and audio and video assets. Choices range from standard support for Flash RTMP encrypted streams and HLS AES-128 protection to studio-approved Digital Rights Management (DRM).


Streaming Delivery: Multi-Protocol, Multi-Client
Adobe Flash HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)
Flash Player
Adobe® AIR®
RTMP-compatible players
HDS-compatible players
Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) iPhone®, iPod®, iPad® (iOS 3.0 or later)
QuickTime® Player (10.0 or later)
Safari® (4.0 or later on Mac OS X version 10.6)
Roku® streaming devices
Other HLS-compatible players
Microsoft® Smooth Streaming Silverlight® 3 or later
Other Smooth Streaming-compatible players
RTSP/RTP Quicktime Player
Other RTSP/RTP-compliant players
VideoLAN VLC media player
3GPP-compatible mobile devices
MPEG2 Transport Protocol (MPEG-TS) IPTV set-top boxes
Multicast to any Silverlight-enabled desktop
Live Streaming: Compatible Encoding Inputs
RTMP Video: H.264, VP8, VP6, Sorenson Spark®, Screen Video v1 & v2
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis
RTSP/RTP Video: H.265, H.264, VP9, VP8
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis
MPEG-TS Video: H.265, H.264, VP9, VP8
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, AC-3 (Dolby® Digital), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus), Opus, Vorbis
ICY (SHOUTcast/Icecast) Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3
Video-on-Demand Streaming: Supported File Formats
Video and audio FLV (Flash Video—.flv)
MP4 (QuickTime container—.mp4, .f4v, .mov, .m4v, .mp4a, .3gp, & .3g2) 
.ismv, .isma
MP3 (.mp3)
Protocols and Payloads: Applicable Transport Protocol and Payload Specifications
RTP: H.264 IETF RFC3984, QuickTime generic RTP payload format
ISO/IEC 14496-3
System Requirements
Minimum recommended production hardware CPU: Single quad core, 3.00 GHz or better RAM: 4GB Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping) Network: 1Gbps Ethernet
High-load recommended production hardware CPU: 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
Supported operating systems Windows® (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10; Server 2003, 2008, 2012) Linux (all distributions Mac® OS X 10.8 or later
Java (required) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 8+ or Java Development Kit (JDK) 8+


Decoding (inputs) Video: H.265/HEVC, H.264/AVC, MPEG4 Part 2, MPEG2, VP9, VP8
Audio: MP3, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MPEG1 Part 1/2, Speex, G.711
Encoding (outputs) Video: H.265/HEVC, H.264/AVC, H.263 (v2), VP9
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, Opus, G.711


Live stream caching and playout Single content cache for simultaneous playout to Flash HDS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, and Apple HLS clients
Live stream time-shifting Pause, rewind, fast-forward, return to live


Third-party key-management services BuyDRM™, Verimatrix®, and EZDRM
Encryption services 
++ Inc. Common Encryption for MPEG-DASH
BuyDRM: Microsoft PlayReady® ++
Verimatrix: Verimatrix® VCAS™ ++, Microsoft® PlayReady®
EZDRM: Microsoft PlayReady®
Live and on-demand clients 
PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Game consoles, set-top boxes, smart TVs
BuyDRM: BuyDRM players and Smooth Streaming clients
Verimtarix: ViewRight® web clients and Smooth Streaming clients
EZDRM Live: Smooth Streaming clients
EZDRM VOD: Discretix SecurePlayer™ and Smooth Streaming clients (note: EZDRM does not support iOS or Android)

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