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Nimble Live Transcoder

Decode / transform / encode live video and audio streams in Nimble Streamer

Input spec

Supported codecs

  • H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, NDI, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8 and VP9 video
  • AAC, MP3, NDI, Opus, AC-3, MP2, Speex, PCM G.711 (a-law, μ-law) audio

Input protocols

  • RTMP pulled and published
  • RTSP pulled and announced
  • MPEG-TS via HTTP and UDP
  • SRT via all modes
  • NDI
  • Zixi
  • RIST via all modes
  • Pulled HLS
  • Icecast and SHOUTcast

Excellent performance

High-efficiency add-on for Nimble Streamer

  • Low resource usage and high performance
  • libx264 encoder for H.264/AVC
  • Intel® Quick Sync acceleration
  • NVidia® NVENC hardware acceleration
  • SVT-HEVC software encoding of H.265
  • libvpx VP8/VP9 encoding
  • VA API (libVA) support for H.264 and VP8
  • libopus for Opus encoding
  • FDK audio transcoder
  • Ability to run Out-of-process transcoding
    to improve stability of 3rd-party libs
  • Optimized decoders collaboration
  • Pre-defined and custom FFmpeg™ filters
  • NETINT support via custom build
  • Allows building efficient filter chains
  • API to manipulate and control
  • Conditional ABR transcoding
  • Powers fail-over and emergency hot-swap features
  • Server playlist uses Transcoder

Visit documentation reference for details.

Output spec

Supported codecs

  • H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, NDI, VP8 and VP9 video
  • AAC, MP3, Opus and NDI audio
  • input codecs effortless pass-through

Output protocols

  • HLS (MPEG2TS, fMP4) playback
  • MPEG-DASH playback
  • RTMP and RTSP playback and re-publish
  • SRT streaming via all modes
  • SLDP playback
  • NDI with SEI metadata NTP sync-up
  • Zixi
  • RIST via all modes
  • MPEG-TS via HTTP and multicast
  • Icecast playback

Drag-n-drop web UI for transcoding scenarios

Watch transcoder UI in action

  • Apply filters without streams interruption
  • Resize or crop to create ABR resolutions
  • Create any chain of transcoding
  • Graphic overlays
  • Apply settings to multiple servers in a few clicks
  • Use any browser to setup and control

Affordable pricing

50 USD per month per 1 transcoder server license.
No licensing limits on amounts of transcoded streams.

Install Transcoder now

Available for Linux, Windows and Mac on x64 and ARM.

Documentation reference

Get further details on Live Transcoder capabilities.