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Feature Support Matrix

Ingest Support

FieldNotes
LocationEU, US
Ingest FormatRTMP
Ingest CodecH264 + AAC
Ingest AuthenticationWebhook based
Encoder SoftwareSupported tested: OBS 25.0.8, ffmpeg 4.3, Streamaxia
Supported untested: Xsplit, Other versions of OBS and ffmpeg, other RTMP encoders
Unsupported: WebRTC and SRT encoders
ResolutionSupported tested: custom resolution up to 1080p
Supported untested: custom resolution up to 4k
Frameratebetween 5fps and 60fps, passthrough or custom
GOP Size (Keyframe Interval) Supported tested: Constant GOP, Variable GOP of 0.5s to 8s
Supported untested: Variable GOP not within 0.5s to 8s

Transcoding Support

FieldNotes
LocationEU, US
CodecH264 + AAC
H264 Transcoding ProfilesBaseline, Main, High
FPSSupported tested: 24, 25, 30, 60 fps, uniform across all renditions
Supported untested: custom fps, uniform across all renditions
ResolutionSupported tested: custom resolution up to 1080p
Supported untested: custom resolution up to 4k
Pixel FormatYUV4:2:0

Video Workflow Support

FieldNotes
Latency10-18 seconds with good RTMP ingest health, 2s segment size, and standard 3 seg buffering in player
Output FormatHLS playback URL (m3u8)
Video PlayersSupported tested: video.js, hls.js, safari/ios native player, Theoplayer
Supported untested: JWPlayer, android native, Shaka, Exo, Bitmovin, Brightcove
Video Delivery LocationSupported tested: EU, US
Supported untested: Asia, South America, Australia, Africa
CDN DeliveryCDN delivery is ONLY available for paying users
Non-CDN DeliveryNon-CDN delivery for free tier users is limited to to 10 viewers per account
Free tier users will have transcoding limited to 240p after 30 free minutes
Custom CDNOnly for custom pricing tier users
Stream Statusactive or inactive
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