Red5 Media Server

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The Code Creator Red5 Media Server 1.0 delivers a powerful video streaming and multi-user solution similar to leading media servers. Based on Java and some of the most powerful open source frameworks, Red5 stands as a solid solution for business of all sizes. By using the Code Creator Source Red5 Media Server, you are developing with a truly open and extensible platform that can be used in Video Conferences, Multi-User Gaming and Enterprise Application Software.


Customer Rating
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4 reviews

Latest Version
2a*

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

AWS Services Required
Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS

Highlights
  • Stream Live and Recorded Video in multiple formats including FLV, F4V, MP4 and 3GP.
  • Stream and Record Live Events.
  • Stream Media to Desktop and Mobile Devices.

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Product Description

The Code Creator Red5 Media Server 1.0 delivers a powerful video streaming and multi-user solution similar to leading media servers. Based on Java and some of the most powerful open source frameworks, Red5 stands as a solid solution for business of all sizes. By using the Code Creator Source Red5 Media Server, you are developing with a truly open and extensible platform that can be used in Video Conferences, Multi-User Gaming and Enterprise Application Software.

Product Details

Version: 2a*
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 06/18/2012
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Annual Subscription Details

Annual software subscription requires one time up front payment with no ongoing charges, and covers all software fees for the selected instance type. Hourly AWS infrastructure usage fees still apply. Learn more about annual subscriptions 

Usage Instructions

Once you boot up the instance the server is immediately accessible via browser:

http://<instance ip address>:5080
(replace the <instance ip address> with the actual ip address of the running EC2 instance).

Demo applications are available at this address.

To immediately begin streaming content, login with any FTP client using sFTP. The default username will be ubuntu. Once logged in you will see a "streams" directory. Place your videos in this directly and they will be accessible via ramp://<instance ip address>/file.mp4
(replace the <instance ip address> with the actual ip address of the running EC2 instance).

You can also login via SSH with the username 'ubuntu' and your private key file. There is a script pre-installed on the server located at: /etc/init.d/red5. You can start,stop,and restart the server via this script, eg. sudo /etc/init.d/red5 restart.

Webapps are installable via the web apps directory. Simply install your web app and restart the server via the pre-installed script.

** When testing a demo application you MUST replace anything referencing "localhost" eg. http://localhost/oflaDemo with the IP address or hostname of your instance.

There is also an eclipse IDE plugin for developing Red5 applications available here:
http://www.red5.org/red5-ide-plugin/

Support Details

Red5 Media Server
Support through Red5: http://www.red5.org/support/
Code Creator offers premium level support. For more information please visit codecreator.com.

AWS Infrastructure

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. The service helps customers of all sizes and technical abilities to successfully utilize the products and features provided by Amazon Web Services. Learn more

Refund Policy

We do not currently support refunds, but you can cancel at any time.

Annual Subscriptions:

Annual subscription cancellations or downgrades are not supported. If you need help with or want to upgrade your subscriptions, please click here 

End User License Agreement

You will have an opportunity to review your order before launching or being charged.
Pricing Details
For region
Hourly Fees
Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.
Software annual pricing savings over hourly: 10% - 15%
Savings is based on the difference between the annual price and running the software at the hourly price for 24 hours over 365 days.
EBS General Purpose (SSD) volumes
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS pricing for more details.

Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing
Learn about instance types 

Data Transfer Fees not included
Learn more about Data Transfer Fees 

For lower prices you can utilize:
Reserved Instances 
Spot Instances 
See all Pricing Details 
Recent Product Reviews

10/13/2013
Couldn't perform live

I needed to broadcast a live lecture over the weekend, so I experimented with Red5. I took the default AMI and send ...
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09/20/2013
COMPLETELY DISAPPOINTED

I was eager to begin using my EC2 instance with a pre-configured Red5 RTMS on it, so that I could use VideoWhisper on...
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06/25/2013
Not so happy!!

I installed this thinking it will a lot better than installing from scratch but i discovered that it was always givin...
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05/21/2013
This Red5 install works straight out the box

It's complicated to set up Red5 on your own server - this pre-installed image takes all that hassle away. Once I'd...
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