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What is Bitmovin?

It provides adaptive streaming infrastructure for video publishers and integrators. Fastest cloud encoding and HTML5 Player, play Video Anywhere.
Bitmovin is a tool in the Media Transcoding category of a tech stack.
Bitmovin is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Bitmovin's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Bitmovin?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Bitmovin in their tech stacks, including Samba Tech, iflix, and Tream.

Developers
4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Bitmovin.

Bitmovin Integrations

JavaScript, Ruby, Google Compute Engine, C++, and Fastly are some of the popular tools that integrate with Bitmovin. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Bitmovin.
Decisions about Bitmovin

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Bitmovin in their tech stack.

Shared insights
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We want to make a live streaming platform demo to show off our video compression technology.

Simply put, we will stream content from 12 x 4K cameras ——> to an edge server(s) containing our compression software ——> either to Bitmovin or Wowza ——> to a media player.

What we would like to know is, is one of the above streaming engines more suited to multiple feeds (we will eventually be using more than 100 4K cameras for the actual streaming platform), 4K content streaming, latency, and functions such as being to Zoom in on the 4K content?

If anyone has any insight into the above, we would be grateful for your advice. We are a Japanese company and were recommended the above two streaming engines but know nothing about them as they literally “foreign” to us.

Thanks so much.

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Bitmovin's Features

  • Encoding
  • Player
  • Analytics
  • Mobile SDK
  • Live Streaming

Bitmovin Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Bitmovin?
JW Player
It is the most powerful & flexible video platform powered by the fastest, most-used HTML5 online video player. Unlock the power of advertising.
Zencoder
Zencoder downloads the video and converts it to as many formats as you need. Every output is encoded concurrently, with virtually no waiting—whether you do one or one hundred. Zencoder then uploads the resulting videos to a server, CDN, an S3 bucket, or wherever you dictate in your API call.
Wowza
It offers a customizable live streaming platform to build, deploy and manage high-quality video, live and on-demand. It powers professional-grade streaming for any use case and any device.
videojs
It is an open source library for working with video on the web, also known as an HTML video player. It supports HTML5 and Flash video, as well as YouTube and Vimeo (through plugins). It supports video playback on desktops and mobile devices.
Amazon Elastic Transcoder
Convert or transcode media files from their source format into versions that will playback on devices like smartphones, tablets and PCs. Create a transcoding “job” specifying the location of your source media file and how you want it transcoded. Amazon Elastic Transcoder also provides transcoding presets for popular output formats. All these features are available via service API, AWS SDKs and the AWS Management Console.
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Bitmovin's Followers
30 developers follow Bitmovin to keep up with related blogs and decisions.