The Open Broadcast Encoder provides exceptional quality and flexibility in a range of common broadcast use-cases:

  • IPTV
  • Cable
  • Satellite
  • Terrestrial (OTA)

Realtime Services

Both distribution and contribution links can be served with the Open Broadcast Encoder with ultra high quality audio and video encoding. A full range of encoding settings including support for teletext and closed captions. Cost-effective commodity hardware produces better results than many expensive hardware encoders.

Video-on-Demand Services

A fully standards compliant transcoding chain to provide the highest quality VoD content. Best in class AVC encoding allows you to make the most of limited bandwidth. Support for high quality AC-3/AAC-LC/HE-AAC audio and closed captions.

Other

The underlying components of the Open Broadcast Encoder have been used for an inordinate number of tasks. From encoding all the video on YouTube to making Blu-Ray discs, Open Source software can be made to fit your needs.

Licensing

The Open Broadcast Encoder is licensed under the GNU General Public Licence (GPL). The Source Code is available freely.