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Comparison between the three flash servers Flash Media Server, Wowza and Red5 August 21, 2010

Posted by Tournas Dimitrios in Uncategorized.
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The following table makes a very general overview of the three most known flash media servers on the market .I found this table during googling and use it just as a reference point .

Comparison table

Feature
Flash Media Server(FMIS 3.5)
Wowza Media
Server 2
Red5
Protocols supported RTMP
RTMPT
RTMPS
RTMPE
RTMPTE
RTMFP
RTMP
RTMPT
RTMPS
RTMPE
RTMPTE
RTMP
RTMPT
RTMPS
RTMPE
RTMPTE
Developer edition 10 Connections (Free) 10 Connections (Free) Free
Pricing $4500 $995 Free(Open Source)
Supported Platforms Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 with Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2008
Linux® Red Hat® 4 or 5.2
Runs as a 32-bit software on both 32- and 64-bit operating systems.
Windows
Mac OS X
Linux
Solaris
Unix
64-bit Support on all
Windows
Debian/Ubuntu
Mac OSX
WAR
Gentoo
Audio / Video Streaming (live and on-demand) FLV
H.264FLV
MP3
AAC, LC-AAC, HE-AAC
Speex
FLV
H.264FLV
MP3
AAC, LC-AAC, HE-AAC
Speex
(On Demmand)
FLV
MP3
F4V
MP4
AAC
M4A(Live)
Sorenson
VP6
h.264
Nelly Moser
MP3
Speex
AAC
NSV
Multi Client/ Multi Protocol Streaming Flash (RTMP) Flash (RTMP)
iPhone (HTTP Streaming)
Silverlight (Smooth Streaming)
QucikTime/3GPP (RTSP/RTP)
IPTV (MPEG-TS)
Flash (RTMP)
Recording H.264/AAC to FLV container
MPEG-4
H.264/AAC to FLV container
H.264/AAC to MP4 (Quicktime) container
FLV Only
Action Method Format 3 (AMF3) AMF3 AMF3 AMF
Server Side AS2 Java Java

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