List of RTMP software
RTMP live video encoder software
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- Adobe Media Flash Live Encoder
- Nimble Streamer Transcoder
- Open Broadcaster Software
- XSplit Broadcaster
- Wowza Transcoder, a module part of the Wowza Streaming Engine
RTMP server software
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The primary motivation for RTMP was to be a protocol for playing Flash video (Adobe Flash Player) maintaining persistent connections and allows low-latency communication, but in July 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for Flash Player at the end of 2020, and continued to encourage the use of open HTML5 standards in place of Flash.
Due to this RTMP streaming support is declining rapidly. But it is still very useful for broadcasting live, because of its low-latency. The Broadcaster ingest the stream through a RTMP server which then encodes and sends the resultant stream to a HLS  (HTTP Live Streaming) URL. Which then can use a number of players and devices from desktops to smartphones to social media sites.
Some full implementation RTMP servers are:
- Adobe Flash Media Server,
- FreeSWITCH RTMP media streaming available with mod_rtmp and allow interconnecting with other VoIP protocols (SIP, H.323), etc.
- Nginx with nginx-rtmp-module
- Nimble Streamer has RTMP streaming, publishing and re-publishing.
- Helix Universal Server can support RTMP, RTMPT and RTMPS streaming for live and on-demand content. (Discontinued in 2014)
- Red5 Media Server is a Java open source project.
- Unreal Media Server supports live RTMP streaming, in real-time and buffered modes.
- Wowza Streaming Engine has full support for RTMP streaming for live streams and VOD.
- WebORB Integration Server (RTMP/RTMPT/RTMPS messaging and media streaming available for .NET and Java Enterprise, Community and Cloud editions)
- Flashphoner Web Call Server – a multi-protocol server (including SIP, RTMP and other)
|Adobe Flash Player (web browser plug-in)||Windows, OS X, Chrome OS, Linux||The most widely adopted RTMP client, which supports playback of audio and video streamed from RTMP servers.|
|Gnash (web browser plug-in/media player)||Windows, Linux||An open source replacement for the Flash Player, intends to support RTMP streaming for Linux.|
|VLC media player||Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android||As of version 2.1+ |
Has partial support for playing RTMP streams (not RTMPE).
|MPC-HC||Windows||As of version 1.7.8+ |
Can open rtmp streams if started from command prompt with the URL as argument, or with entering the URL into the "Open File..." dialog.
|XBMC Media Center||Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS (jailbroken), Android||Has partial support for playing RTMP streams (not RTMPE).|