Nimble Streamer and Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)
Nimble Streamer is a comprehensive and efficient solution for RTMP streaming. It can handle incoming RTMP streams, making it possible to re-publish, re-use, and play them back using any player, encoder, or server software. Additionally, Nimble Streamer supports RTMP over SSL (RTMPS) for secure transmission in all supported modes. In addition, interleaving compensation can be set up in case when your audio and video are unsynchronized.
Nimble Streamer offers a variety of codec options for video and audio, including AVC/H.264, AV1, HEVC/H.265, VP6, AAC, MP3, and Speex. Please read more about supported codecs.New:
Enhanced RTMP spec support for HEVC and AV1
Re-package into other live protocols
Same transmuxing engine allows re-packaging RTMP content into the following protocols.
Pull by Request
Nimble Streamer can create RTMP and HLS streams by request from pulled RTMP sources in case you have streams which you don't want to pull 24/7.
This is helpful when you have many stations or cameras which are not required to be transmuxed all the time.
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Nimble Streamer DVR feature set allows you to record incoming RTMP live streams for further playback via HLS and MPEG-DASH.
Server-Side Ads Insertion for RTMP
Nimble Advertizer supports server-side ads insertion for RTMP live streams. This allows users to insert advertising into RTMP streams, regardless of the viewer's platform and player, and implement custom business logic for pre-roll and mid-roll with user-specific insertion.
Visit Advertizer page for technical specs and other details.
Nimble provides RTMP playback from any incoming RTMP stream.
The output can be pulled for re-use and playback by any player, encoder or server software.
Hot swap capabilities allow switching between source origin and substitute streams with no glitches or artifacts:
API and Control
There are several ways to control RTMP streaming with Nimble Streamer, including the WMSPanel web UI, a publish control framework, a stream availability push API, and a set of WMSPanel and Nimble native APIs.
- RTSP publish control allows to secure your ingest points from unwanted streams. It has several levels of control including custom handler web app to apply your business logic to your broadcasting process. This is a must-have feature for mobile broadcasting.
Pleaseread this overview article to learn more about benefits of publish control framework and check the detailed setup description to see it in action.
- Stream availability push API allows getting notifications about RTSP streams publishing and unpublishing.
- Set of WMSPanel APIs allows controlling RTSP settings.
- Set of Nimble native APIs allows getting RTMP streams status and performing some control activities.
Stream aliases are available for making flexible security settings and statistics.
Free trial of WMSPanel included