Always striving to improve documentation, Red5 Pro has added a new Developer Guides category to their docs section. For the first installment, we have detailed our server-side APIs. Specifically, they cover scopes, streams, state management and plugin development. By following these manuals, you can leverage the powerful API tools of Red5 Pro to build your application to fit the various specs of your use-case. To check out our new information, please follow this link. Don't forget to keep an eye out for more Developer Guides in the future. If you have any questions, please contact the Red5 Pro support team.…

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A lot of developers have been asking us detailed questions about recording streams using Red5 Pro. The one thing that comes up most frequently is how to create an MP4 file for easy playback on mobile devices. While you can use our SDK to playback the recorded file as is (Red5 records in FLV format), this requires that the user always use your native app, and sometimes it would just be nice to provide a link to an MP4 for progressive download. So with that, here’s a quick guide to get you up and running with a custom Red5…

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We have been working hard on a number of features that we are super excited about including clustering and HLS support. You can get the new release here. Make sure to be signed in with your account first. Also, expect new SDKs to follow soon as well. Cheers! RED5 PRO SERVER 0.2 RELEASE NOTES This release has two new features our customers have been requesting. CLUSTERING This version of the server allows for configuring servers together to achieve infinite scale. This is the first version of the feature and is limited to round robin style load balancing of Edge…

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With live streaming becoming increasingly prevalent in 2015, developers are focused on creating applications to address the public’s fascination with streaming media. Periscope is the prime example of such an application and the sheer size of Periscope’s user base and class-leading engagement metrics validate its dominance in the space. But what does it take to build a live streaming and communication platform such as Periscope, with the capability to broadcast to one hundred thousand or even one million subscribers? What if I told you that you could build a live streaming application with Periscope-like functionality and scalability in…

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Unlike some other streaming solutions, we don’t just focus on the server side or the client side–we provide the whole stack. While this provides a tremendous amount of power and flexibility, it does make it more difficult to set up. A few of our customers were confused on how to get started, so we consolidated four of our guides in one place to make it more streamlined and simple to follow. This guide will get you quickly up and running with the Red5 Pro server and the client-side SDKs. Get the new Quick Start Guide and we look…

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