Playout - The Live Streaming CDN

The live streaming content delivery network Strive Playout was built with 100% focus on live video content. Playout gives you the power to build global distributed, scalable and reliable HLS and MPEG-Dash live streams within minutes. From streaming input to player integration, we got you covered!

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Go Live Within Minutes!

Create global live streams for your TV broadcast or live event with one click. 

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Repackaging And Transcoding

Playout generates beautiful live streams in 3 different quality levels to cover your customers’ different bandwidth capacities.



Use RTMP or HLS as input for your live stream and get HLS, MPEG-Dash or HSS as output format.


Global CDN Included

Use our global content delivery partners and custom CDN to scale up your live stream without paying for traffic or bandwidth.

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Streaming Playout Included

Playout comes with a prepared player for your website. With that, the entire ecosystem of your live video streaming can be handled by Playout!

Scale Up Globally. Easy And Fast.

Playout provides you a globally distributed content delivery network of more than 20 POPs. Additionally, we use modern streaming acceleration technologies to increase speed, efficiency and quality.

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Easy And Flexible Pricing

The Playout pricing depends on view-hours. A view hour is one hour of live video streaming to a single viewer. If you have a live stream that is watched by 500 people for 2 hours, 1000 view-hours are required.


Trial Plan
for ever
  • 1 Live Stream
  • 10 View-Hours
  • No Transcoding
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Online Support


One Live Stream For Events
$ 150
per month
  • 1 Live Stream
  • 1000 View-Hours
  • Transcoding (ABR) Included
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Online Support


For Regularly Live Streaming
$ 550
per month
  • 3 Live Streams
  • 5,000 View-Hours
  • Transcoding (ABR) Included
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Real-Time Support


For 24 / 7 Broadcasters
$ 2,100
per month
  • 5 Live Streams
  • 25,000 View-Hours
  • Transcoding (ABR) Included
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Dedicated Support

1 View Hour = 1 person watching a live stream at 3 mbit/s for 60 minutes

Customize Your Plan

You can easily customize our plans with additional View-Hours and Transcoders to fit your personal Use-Case.

View HoursMonthly Pricing
1,000 Extra View-Hours90,- USD
5,000 Extra View-Hours405,- USD (-10%)
25,000 Extra View-Hours1,800,- USD (-20%)
> 25,000 Extra View-HoursCustom
More Live StreamsMonthly Pricing
1 Extra Live Stream
RTMP to HLS or MPEG-Dash
Transcoding Included
200,- USD
3 Extra Live Streams
RTMP to HLS or MPEG-Dash
Transcoding Included
500,- USD (-16%)
5 Extra Live Streams
RTMP to HLS or MPEG-Dash
Transcoding Included
750,- USD (-25%)

Do You Need More Than 50,000 View-Hours?

All Playout Plans Come With


Global Scale

Deliver your high quality video content to your audience around the world!


Do Not Pay For Traffic!

No usage based pricing or Cent / GB. All you need to know is the maximum number of viewers of your live stream and the streaming duration. Quick and easy!

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High Quality Transcoding

Playout enables adaptive bit rate (ABR) for all your streams in real time, so every viewer can easily consume your video content.

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Secure SSL Streaming

Protect your live stream from hackers and copycats. Playout easily enables you to whitelist domains and IPs for your video content delivery.

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Built-In Player

Use our live streaming player with fast-start technology and intelligent pre-fetching to reduce latency and rebuffering!

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Premium Support

Personal customer support via email or live chat to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.

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