19 October 2010
HTTP Dynamic Streaming delivery, introduced in Adobe Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe Flash Media Server 4, enables live and on-demand streaming over standard HTTP infrastructures. Special considerations must be made in preparing content for delivery using this method, as the files need to be fragmented and packaged according to certain specifications. Understanding these specifications and their associated settings is imperative to achieve optimum playback quality.
This white paper describes techniques, best practices, and recommended settings for encoding live and video-on-demand (VOD) files for use with Flash Media Server and HTTP Dynamic Streaming delivery.
This technical white paper is intended for the following audiences:
Learn more about HTTP Dynamic Streaming for flexible delivery of on-demand and live video streaming.
Learn the recipes of video compression—both as an art form and as a highly technical process—by downloading the Video Encoding Cookbook and Profile Guidelines for the Adobe Flash Platform.
Tutorials & Samples