Kaltura Live+/Cloud Transcoding KMC-NG

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Live+/Cloud Transcoding offers three types of packages: SD, HD and HD+

Choose the package based on:

  • The video quality which is required for your live streams – If HD is required, go with HD or HD+
  • Your encoder processing capability – Choose one of the HD packages, only if your encoder can broadcast HD.
  • Your available uplink bandwidth – See the recommended input video source recommendations in the table listing below.
  • Your budget

The following table lists the details of each package:

Package

Recommended input Video Source

Output flavors (Cloud Transcode)

SD Package (Default)

Bitrate: up to 2Mbps

Resolution: Min 360p, Max 720p

Resolution

Codec

Bitrate

Source

Source

Source

640x360

H.264 main

964 Kbps

640x360

H.264 baseline

664 Kbps

480x270

H.264 baseline

464 Kbps

HD Package

Bitrate: up to 4Mbps

Resolution: Min 720p, Max 1080p

Resolution

Codec

Bitrate

Source

Source

Source

1280x720

H.264 high

1796 Kbps

640x360

H.264 main

964 Kbps

640x360

H.264 baseline

664 Kbps

480x270

H.264 baseline

464 Kbps

HD+ package

Bitrate: up to 8Mbps

Resolution: Min 720p, Max 1080p

Resolution

Codec

Bitrate

Source

Source

Source

1280x720

H.264 high

2628Kbps

1280x720

H.264 high

1796 Kbps

640x360

H.264 main

964 Kbps

640x360

H.264 baseline

664 Kbps

480x270

H.264 baseline

464 Kbps

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