Specifications

This page describes the capibilities of MistServer. For minimum system requirements, please see here.

MistServer feature list

Core Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
On the fly stream repackager
Browser based management interface
Low footprint high performance
Modular design
Low latency
Multiplatform
Streaming Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
Adaptive bitrate
SMIL RTMP multibitrate index
Wildcard support for live/vod (single setting for multiple streams)
Passthrough
Subtitle support
Recording
Smart HTML5 metaplayer
Integration Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
API
Triggers - event based server flow changes
Stream meta-data
Basic analytics
Advanced analytics
Prometheus integration
Seamless integration with other programs/databases
Security Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
Digital Rights Management
Access control
Encryption
Stream password protection
HTTPS
Rate-limiting
Access logs
Scaling Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
Load balancer
Pull from other servers/services
Push to other servers/services
Extremely fast boot times
One set of binaries per customer
Support Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
Standard
Premium
24h priority support
Monitoring
Appliance testing
Custom development

MistServer supported inbound protocols

Protocol Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
RTMP single bitrate
RTMP multi bitrate
MPEG-TS (uni-/multicast)
Annex B H264
RTSP
MP4 files
HLS files
HLS pull
TS files
FLV files
MKV files
MP3 files
ISMV files
DTSC files
DTSC pull
OGG files
SRT*

* Requires installation of SRT on system

MistServer supported outbound protocols

Protocol Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
DASH
MP4
MP4 live
HLS
RTMP
RTMP multibitrate
RTMP push single-/multi bitrate
MPEG-TS (unicast)
MPEG-TS (multicast)
MPEG-TS push
RTSP (stream/push)
HDS
FLV
MKV
MP3
HSS (Silverlight)
DTSC
OGG
WAV
SRT*
File recording (TS, MKV, FLV, MP3, WAV)

* Requires installation of SRT on system

MistServer video support matrix

  AVC/H264 HEVC/H265* AV1 VP8/VP9 MPEG2/H262* Flash** Theora
DTSC
HLS ----
DASH* -
MKV
MP4 -
RTMP/FLV/HDS -----
RTSP*
TS --
SRT --
OGG -
HSS -----

"-" stands for Not Applicable
* MistServer Pro only
** The flash codecs are VP6, JPEG, H.263 and Screen Video 1&2.

MistServer audio support matrix

  AAC AC3* MP3 MP2 Flash Vorbis Opus PCM G711
DTSC
HLS -----
DASH* ---
MKV
MP4
MP3 --------
RTMP/FLV/HDS---
RTSP*
TS
SRT
OGG
WAV ----
HSS -----

"-" stands for Not Applicable
* MistServer Pro only
** The flash codecs are ADPCM, Nelly and Speex.

Operating System Support

While the list below doesn't contain all of the operating systems we can run on, it's a list containing the more widely known operating systems. Want to know if another one is supported? Contact us.

Operating System Support Enterprisenon-commercialopen source
Unix
Solaris
Linux x86
Linux x86_64
Linux ARM
Linux MIPS
OS X
Windows 64 bits