Streaming Media Servers

Streaming Media servers

Streaming Media servers are necessary for Live streaming to handle video bandwidth and in some cases mirroring or acting as a content delivery network (cdn) to prevent slow down of a site.

The Main software services to help your encode your streaming video online are as follows:

Video Encoder for Streaming:

(Free/Premium optional)

Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder.
Microsoft Expressions Encoder.
RealVideo Encoder.

Many video encoders support different video codecs but generally can output a live flash video stream. 

Screen Capture Software :

(Free/Premium optional)

ManyCam (supports multiple streams)

Media Servers:

(Free/Premium optional)


Adobe/Microsoft/Real also offer 'high end' professional solutions for streaming media for large audiences at high definitions.