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Open Source Wowza Media Server Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Wowza Media Server is YouPHPTube. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Wowza Media Server and 13 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Wowza Media Server are Mammoth Server, Kurento, Ant Media Server and Codem.

Wowza Media Server alternatives are mainly Media Servers but may also be Video Streaming Apps or Live Streaming Tools and Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wowza Media Server.
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Streaming media server supporting all known streaming protocols.

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  1. YouPHPTube icon

    YouPHPTube

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Chromecast

    It is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone. It's written in PHP and with YouPHPTube you can create your own video sharing site and Stream Live videos for free.

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  2. Mammoth Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Mammoth is an Open Source c++ Flash Server software that enables you to stream, video and audio on the web. Has built-in support for all possible flash codecs (thank you ffmpeg!) h264, sorenson, speex, ... and streams through rtmp, rtmpe, rtmpt.

    Discontinued

    Last activities dated back to 2009. The source code is still downloadable from SourceForge Repositories

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  3. Kurento Media Server provides, out of the box, group communications, mixing, transcoding, recording and playing. In addition, it also provides advanced modules for media processing including computer vision, augmented reality, alpha blending and much more.

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  4. Ant Media Server is a streaming engine software that provides adaptive, ultra-low latency streaming by using WebRTC technology with 0.5 seconds latency. Ant Media Server is highly scalable both horizontally and vertically.

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    Both the ultra-low latency streaming and the ability to produce adaptive bitrate during this time is enough to be a great alternative.

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    Codem

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Node.JS
    • npm

    Codem is designed to be flexible, scalable and robust. Flexible, since it's easy to extend, scalable, since it's easy to add more Transcoders, and robust because each part of the system acts independently of the others.

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  6. uShare is a UPnP (TM) A/V & DLNA Media Server. It implements the server component that provides UPnP media devices with information on available multimedia files. uShare uses the built-in http server of libupnp to stream the files to clients.

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    SRS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    SRS is a simple, high efficiency and realtime video server, supports RTMP, WebRTC, HLS, HTTP-FLV, SRT and GB28181. - GitHub - ossrs/srs: SRS is a simple, high efficiency and realtime video server, supports RTMP, WebRTC, HLS, HTTP-FLV, SRT and GB28181.

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    Octopus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The open source video transcoding and delivering platform based on Drupal. This will provide you ability to quickly set up a video platform like Youtube using self hosted Ffmpge or using Zencoder video transcoder.

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  9. GMediaServer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GMediaServer serves audio and video files to certain network connected media players. Most hardware media players only play music and/or video—they don't provide the media themselves. Those media files have to come from a device on the network.

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    MistServer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MistServer is a lightweight, open-source multistandard multimedia server. It bridges the gap between lightweight webservers and the usually heavyweight mediaservers that support non-HTTP protocols.

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