Apple HTTP Live Streaming

  HTTP Live Streaming lets you send live or pre-recorded audio and video to any iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Mac—using an ordinary web server. Designed for mobility, HTTP live streaming can dynamically adjust movie playback quality to match the available speed of wired or wireless networks. You can use to create iOS streaming files Read more

HTTP Live Streaming for Apple Devices

Apple has added a new layer of encoding confusion to the market with HTTP Live Streaming for the iPhone and Quicktime. From Apple's own Developer's Center: “HTTP Live Streaming allows you to send live or prerecorded audio and video to iPhone or other devices, such as iPod touch or desktop computers, using an ordinary Web Read more

How to generate Apple Recommended HTTP Live Streaming Files for Apple iPhone

To generate proper iPhone HTTP live streaming profiles in, see the below xml. These settings should be used whenever the user wishes to publish the apple recommended profiles, based on this document: Note certain settings, which are important to meet the encoding chart from the technical note: size, framerate, audio bitrate, audio sample Read more

What is Adaptive Bitrate Streaming?

Adaptive bitrate streaming (ABS) is a performance management technique for streaming multimedia over computer networks. Historically, most video streaming approaches were founded on RTP or RTSP; but now most adaptive streaming technologies are built for tranmission over HTTP over large, broad-distribution networks.   ABS works by dynamically monitoring CPU and memory capacity and then making Read more

Does support adaptive bitrate delivery? supports Apple’s HLS adaptive bitrate technology. When an iOS enabled device accesses your, we will deliver video using Apple’s HLS format. HLS is an adaptive bitrate delivery technology that segments your video into 10s increments and multiple bitrates (300k, 600k, 1200k, etc.). HLS also updates your video to include a 64k Dolby HE Read more

Does support adaptive bitrate? supports all of the major adaptive bitrate technologies. We offer support for Apple’s HLS, Adobe’s HDS, Microsoft’s MSS and Wowza Multi Bitrate. For detailed information on our API technical specifications for each click here.

M4A Codec

MPEG-4 is a developing standard used to compress audio and visual data, and is divided into several parts. The standard includes the concept of “profiles” and “levels,” allowing a specific set of capabilities to be defined in a manner appropriate for a subset of applications.  The MPEG-4 standard is generally used for streaming media and Read more

MPEG Codec

MPEG video generally refers to a set of standards and methods for compressing audio and video data.  The most important and widely used standards include MPEG-2, an older format currently used by over-the-air digital television providers (digital cable, satellite) and MPEG-4, which includes additional features for digital rights management and support of higher-efficiency standards used Read more