News: HEVC transcoding, SLDP protocol, iOS playback SDK and other must-read news from Q2 of 2017: read them in this newsletter.

Secure Reliable Transport protocol (SRT) is now fully supported in Nimble Streamer. Softvelum has also joined the SRT Alliance to contribute to the community.

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Transcoder for Nimble Streamer

Decode / transform / encode live video and audio streams seamlessly

Input spec

  • H.264, HEVC, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8 and VP9 video
  • AAC, MP3, MP2, Speex, PCM G.711 (a-law, μ-law) audio
The protocols

Excellent performance

Output spec

  • H.264, HEVC, VP8 and VP9 video
  • AAC and MP3 audio
  • input codecs pass-through
The protocols

FFmpeg™ filters

  • Apply filters without streams interruption
  • 4 different strategies for adding key frames alignment
  • Resize or crop to create multiple resolutions
  • Graphic overlays, picture-in-picture video
  • De-interlacing
  • Make filtering chains without additional decoding
  • Add any custom or third-party filter
  • Audio transrating, e.g. 256Kbps to 192Kbps
  • Audio re-sampling, e.g. 44KHz to 22KHz
  • Mix several audio sources

There are several advantages over FFmpeg which makes Transcoder more efficient in some cases.

Check the pricing

Web UI: knitting the transcoding scenarios

  • Create any chain of transcoding for both video and audio.
  • Set up filters in a couple of clicks.
  • Drag-n-drop elements of transcoding scenario.
  • Use any browser to setup and control.
  • Apply changes without interruption of live streaming.
  • Apply settings to multiple servers in a few clicks.

Some usage examples

Install Transcoder now

Watch transcoder UI in action
This playlist of screencasts gives basic overview

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