Specifications of Wowza Streaming Engine

Streaming Delivery: Multi-Protocol, Multi-Client

  • 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
  • iPhone®, iPod®, iPad® (iOS 3.0 or later)
  • Other HLS-compatible players
  • DASH-HEVC/265, DASH-AVC/264, and DASH-WebM/VP9
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Edge
  • Flash Player
  • Adobe® AIR®
  • RTMP-compatible players
  • Quicktime Player
  • Other RTSP/RTP-compliant players
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • 3GPP-compatible mobile devices
  • IPTV set-top boxes
  • Multicast to any Silverlight-enabled desktop

Live Streaming: Compatible Encoding Inputs

  • Video: H.264, VP8, VP6, Sorenson Spark®, Screen Video v1 & v2
  • Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis
  • Video: H.265, H.264, VP9, VP8
  • Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis
  • Video: H.265, H.264
  • Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, AC-3 (Dolby® Digital), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus), ALS (LOAS)

Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3

  • Video: H.265, H.264
  • Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, AC-3 (Dolby® Digital), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus), ALS (LOAS)

Video-on-Demand Streaming: Supported File Formats

  • FLV (Flash Video—.flv)
  • MP4 (QuickTime container—.mp4, .f4v, .mov, .m4v, .mp4a, .3gp, & .3g2)
  • .ismv, .isma
  • MP3 (.mp3)

Protocols and Payloads: Applicable Transport Protocols and Payload Specifications

  • IETF RFC2326
  • IETF RFC3984, QuickTime generic RTP payload format
  • IETF RFC3640
  • IETF RFC3016
  • ISO/IEC 14496-3
  • IETF RFC2250
  • ISO/IEC 13818-1
  • IETF RFC2038

System Requirements

  • CPU: Single quad core, 3.00 GHz or better
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping)
  • Network: 1Gbps Ethernet
  • 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
  • Windows®
  • Linux
  • Mac®
  • Wowza Streaming Engine is built on OpenJDK Java SE JRE 9.0.4 and supports Java versions 9-12.