July 14, 2016

AC3 and E-AC3 support in Nimble Streamer transmuxing

Nimble Streamer has extended audio-related features. This includes processing of AAC as a primary codec. However, a lot of people use other codecs.

Nimble Streamer supports AC3 and E-AC3 audio codec for transmuxing.

  • As input, AC3 is supported in RTSP and MPEG-TS incoming streams.
  • As output, AC3 is supported in RTSPMPEG-TS and HLS outgoing streams.

This could easily be supported in MPEG-DASH as well if modern players could handle it in live streaming scenarios.

Also check full list of codecs supported by Nimble Streamer.