You can set your preferred Global Delivery Types for On-Demand and Live Streams. This option gives you great control if you have specific delivery requirements and don't want to change the delivery methods for individual media players and playlists. Checkout our Hosting information page for more information.

HOW TO SET YOUR GLOBAL DELIVERY TYPE

  • To set your global default delivery types for your viewers you will need to go to ⚙️ Settings > 🔀 Delivery & Renditions.
  • In the Delivery & Renditions setup panel you will see 2 sections: 

DEFAULT VIDEO DELIVERY

Here you can select from the drop down menu which type of video delivery you would like to use for your On-Demand content such as Video and Audio files.

VOD DELIVERY OPTIONS

  • HLS - The HLS protocol breaks the video into a sequence of small file downloads, each download loading one short chunk of the video using HTTP. Compatible with mobile devices.
  • Encrypted HLS - Same as HLS but with a 128 Bit Encryption to prevent downloaders from working.
  • Progressive Download - Old Legacy delivery system that uses Flash Video Delivery (not recommended) 

HLS and Encrypted HLS also allow you to add additional security parameters such as:

  • Cookie Hotlinking Protection
  • IP Hotlinking Protection

DEFAULT LIVE, WEBTV & LIVE IP CAM DELIVERY

Here you can select from the drop down menu which type of streaming delivery you would like to use for your Live content such as Live Events, WebTV Channels and IP Cameras.

LIVE DELIVERY OPTIONS

  • Auto - Automatically detects which delivery method to use depending on codecs used when receiving the live stream.
  • HLS - The HLS protocol breaks the video into a sequence of small file downloads, each download loading one short chunk of the video using HTTP. Compatible with mobile devices. Allows for Multi Bitrate Streaming.
  • Encrypted HLS - Same as HLS but with a 128 Bit Encryption to prevent downloaders from working.
  • Progressive Download - Old Legacy delivery system that uses Flash Video Delivery (not recommended) 

HLS and Encrypted HLS also allow you to add additional security parameters such as:

  • Cookie Hotlinking Protection
  • IP Hotlinking Protection

Save your default delivery changes by clicking on the green ✅ Save button

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