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Nimble Streamer Codecs Support

The Nimble Streamer live transmuxing and live transcoding engines support a variety of codecs. Passthrough of input codecs is also supported in the event no transcoding or transmuxing is required.

Nimble Streamer provides users with exceptional live streaming and muxing capabilities. Its robust engine supports a variety of codecs, enabling seamless transmuxing and transcoding for a high quality viewer experience. A wide variety of video and audio codecs are able to be processed. Legacy formats and new codecs are all available.

For more information on HEVC please visit our dedicated page covering Nimble Streamer HEVC Processing.

The below table highlights all of the various codecs that are supported by Nimble Streamer.



Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8, VP9
Audio: AAC, MP3, MP2, AC3, E-AC3, Speex, PCM G.711 (a-law, μ-law)
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9
Audio: AAC, MP3
WebRTC
input
Video: H.264/AVC, VP8, VP9, H.265/HEVC from Apple devices
Audio: Opus
RTMP
input+output
Video: H.264/AVC, VP6, H.265/HEVC as non-standard
Audio: AAC, MP3, Speex
SLDP
output
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP6, VP8, VP9
Audio: AAC, MP3, MP2, AC3, E-AC3, Speex, PCM G.711 (a-law, μ-law), Opus
RTSP
input+output
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP8, VP9
Audio: AAC, MP3, MP2, AC3, E-AC3, PCM G.711 (a-law, μ-law)
MPEG-TS,SRT,RIST
input+output
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4
Audio: AAC, MP3, MP2, AC3, E-AC3, Opus
HLS
input+output
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4
Audio: AAC, MP3, MP2, AC3, E-AC3
MPEG-DASH
output
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, AV1 for VOD
Audio: AAC, MP3
Icecast
input+output
Audio: AAC, MP3
Audio: AAC, MP3
DVR
input+output
Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC
Audio: AAC, MP3, AC3, E-AC3