Wowza Streaming Engine – Monthly License


Streaming Server Software

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Downloadable media server software to power live and on-demand streaming, on-premises or in the cloud, with fully customizable software.
Integrates with the free Wowza GoCoder SDK.

License is monthly subscription, per instance (Minimum 1 instance)

The Wowza Streaming Engine Advantage

Flexible and Customizable

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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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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Optimized 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, virtualized, and Docker containers on private infrastructure, with your preferred public cloud provider, or as a hybrid configuration to suit your current and future needs. Learn More About Wowza Streaming Engine Deployment Options »

Additional information

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

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

Closed Captioning Live Output

CEA-608, WebVTT, onTextData

Closed Captioning On-Demand Input

Embedded 3GPP, TTML, WebVTT, SRT, SCC, Embedded CEA-608

Closed Captioning On-Demand Output

CEA-608, WebVTT, onTextData

Programming Interfaces

Java API, REST API, Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE)