Extreme Encoding

Wowza Streaming Engine is robust, customizable media server software that powers reliable streaming of high-quality video and audio to any device, anywhere. Whether deployed in the cloud or on-premises, leverage the powerful components of Wowza Streaming Engine and tailor your streaming workflows with security and confidence.

Key Features

Wowza - Any Media to Any Device

Any Media to Any Device
Wowza software is platform-agnostic, multi-format, and multi-screen. It takes in any video format, transcodes it once, and reliably delivers it in multiple formats and with the highest possible quality to any connected device, anywhere.

Wowza - Stream High-Quality Live Content Every Time

Stream High-Quality Live Content Every Time
Wowza offers a wealth of features designed for streaming live content including adaptive bitrate streaming, DVR capabilities, and push publishing.

Wowza - You’re in the Driver’s Seat

You’re in the Driver’s Seat
Customize your streaming architecture with extensible software that integrates with other systems and third-party solutions. Leverage the software’s powerful components and APIs to build solutions that support your evolving streaming needs.

Wowza - Convenient Management and Monitoring

Convenient Management and Monitoring
Manage, monitor and measure video and audio steams from a computer or any mobile device with the intuitive Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

Audio and Video Transcoding with Wowza Streaming Engine

The transcoding feature of Wowza Streaming Engine™—formerly Wowza® Transcoder Premium AddOn—is a real-time video transcoding and transrating solution. It transforms incoming live streams from encoders, IP cameras, IPTV headends, and other live sources to properly key-frame aligned H.264 streams for adaptive bitrate delivery to any device, anywhere.

Wowza Transcoder Specifications


  • Video: MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264/AVC
  • Audio: MP3, AAC (LC & HE), MPEG-1 Part 1/2, Speex, G.711


  • Video: H.264/AVC/H.263
  • Audio: AAC (LC & HE)/AC3 (pass-through)