Wowza Player Features
Rich Streaming Capabilities
Play, pause, and jump to any point during on-demand video or audio playback.
View stream-playback session statistics and trends.
Wowza Player plays content automatically in supported browsers.
Wowza Player allows viewers to pause and rewind live streams.
Stream live and on-demand audio, with support for ID3 tags.
Q: What is Wowza Player?
Wowza Player is an HTML5 embeddable streaming-media player for HLS video and audio streaming via Wowza Streaming Engine™ and Wowza Streaming Cloud™.
Q: How do I sign up for Wowza Player?
Wowza Streaming Engine and Wowza Streaming Cloud Customers with a valid (commercial or trial) license can sign up for Player at: https://www.wowza.com/player/sign-in.
Q:Is a separate license required for Player?
Yes. If you have a valid (commercial or trial) Wowza Streaming Engine or Wowza Streaming Cloud license, you can request a Wowza Player key by clicking the Get Wowza Player button at the top of this page.
Q: I have signed up for Wowza Player. Now how do I access the Player Builder?
Using your Wowza account login credentials, you can access the Player Builder at: https://player.wowza.com/.
Q: Where can I find documentation on getting started and the general operation of Wowza Player ?
The most current documentation for Wowza Player is available in the Wowza Support docs: https://www.wowza.com/docs/wowza-player.
Q: What is the pricing for Wowza Player?
Wowza Player is free to Wowza Streaming Engine and Wowza Streaming Cloud customers with a valid (commercial or trial) license.
Q: How do I file an issue regarding Wowza Player?
Issues with Wowza Player can be filed by opening a support ticket at: https://www.wowza.com/support/open-ticket. File the ticket under the Wowza product with which you are using Player (either Wowza Streaming Engine or Wowza Streaming Cloud).
Q: What operating systems are supported for Wowza Player?
Wowza Player runs on Windows 7 or later and Mac OSX 10.8 and later.
Q: What browsers are supported for Wowza Player?
Internet Explorer 8.0 or greater, Firefox 5.0 or greater, Chrome 36 or greater and Safari 7.0 or greater.
Q:What codecs does Wowza Player support?
Wowza Player supports H.264 video codecs and IHE-AAC (v1/2) and LC-AAC (v1/2) audio codecs.
Q: What protocols are supported by Wowza Player?
Wowza Player supports Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) streams and—for customers with Wowza Streaming Cloud premium Ultra Low Latency Service—the WOWZ ultra low latency protocol.
Q: Where can I find the Wowza Player release notes?
Q: What general features does Wowza Player include?
Q: What on-screen controls are available?
Q:Are keyboard controls available in Wowza Player?
Q: Are there any features not available when using the player on a mobile device?
Troubleshooting Common Issues
Problem: Video Player doesn’t appear.
Problem: “Stream unavailable” is displayed on the player window.
-. Check the Console log: CORS errors when loading a stream.