Darwin Streaming Server
|Original author(s)||Apple Inc.|
|Initial release||March 16, 1999|
|Stable release||6.0.3 / May 10, 2007|
|Operating system||Mac OS X, Linux|
|License||Apple Public Source License|
Darwin Streaming Server (DSS), was the first open sourced RTP/RTSP streaming server. It was released March 16, 1999 and is a fully featured RTSP/RTP media streaming server capable of streaming a variety of media types including H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-4 Part 2 and 3GP.
Source code is available as a release download or as development code via CVS.
Akamai used DSS, exclusively, for streaming QuickTime and MPEG-4 content. The mobile version of YouTube uses DSS to stream its mobile videos in 3GP format using the H.263/AMR codec.
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