Supported Encoders for Akamai Live Streaming

The Flash Live Streaming service uses the usual RTMP protocol while the HD Flash Live Streaming service generally uses HDS. There are different sets of tested/qualified encoder for these services.

For Flash Live Stream, the following encoders were tested, however there should be no problem using other encoders:

  • Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder (FMLE) v3.0
  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder (FME) - v1.0, v2.0, v2.5
  • On2 Flix Live
  • Inlet Spinnaker
  • Digital Rapids StreamZ
  • Viewcast Niagara 2120
  • Orban Opticodec

For HD Flash Live Stream, the qualified encoders that we recommend our customers to use are listed in the following table.  There are known issues where certain features may not work well with encoders not in the list.

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