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Bitmovin Live Streaming

Massively Scalable Architecture, Instant Playback, Clipping & Live DVR with Maximum Device Reach

Solving the hardest problems in live streaming

Ever been in the situation where you had to sacrifice quality because of architecture restrictions when configuring your live stream? Bitmovin encoding allows a single live stream to be scaled across multiple instances to deliver highest quality.

Delivering Video all over the World

Live streaming API built for developers

Have complete control over your live streams with comprehensive and easy-to-use API hooks to handle event-based and 24/7 live streaming. Bitmovin powerful API integrates seamlessly into an end-to-end video delivery workflow and runs on any cloud or commodity hardware. That's right! Our cloud-native software runs fully virtualized on any infrastructure unsing Kubernetes and Docker.

Features of the Bitmovin Live Streaming API

Reliable high-quality live streams 24/7

Whether you are building a 24/7 live streaming service or need extra capacity for live events, Bitmovin Live Streaming API gives you the power and flexibility to build your ideal live-streaming setup. Our fully customizable API enables full access to live streams with no restrictions on resolutions, bitrates or codec settings.

Ready to get started

Setup your first live stream with our Step-by-Step Guide to Live Streaming with Bitmovin API

Technical Specifications

  • Input & Output

  • AWS S3
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • Azure Blob
  • FTP
  • SFTP
  • HTTP
  • HTTPs
  • Aspera
  • Scality
  • Cloudian HyperStore
  • IBM Bluemix Storage
  • IBM CleverSafe
  • Rackspace Cloud Files
  • Openstack Swift
  • Apache CloudStack
  • Ceph
  • Riak
  • HGST
  • HP Helion Eucalyptus
  • Oracle Nimbula
  • DRM

  • Google Widevine
  • Microsoft PlayReady
  • Apple Fairplay
  • Adobe PrimeTime
  • Marlin
  • Streaming Formats

  • Apple HLS
  • Smooth Streaming
  • Container Formats

  • MP4
  • MPEG2-TS
  • WebM
  • Codecs

  • H264/AVC
  • H265/HEVC
  • VP9
  • AAC-LC
  • HE-AAC
  • AC3
  • E-AC3
  • MP3
  • Vorbis
  • Closed Captions & Subtitles

  • WebVTT
  • CEA-608/708
  • SRT
  • TTML
  • DFXP
  • EBU-TT
  • Other Features

  • Thumbnails
  • Sprites
  • Watermarks
  • Logo Insertion
  • Cropping
  • Rotate
  • Deinterlace
  • Sidecar File Passthrough
  • Audio Channel Mixing
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