Crunch Media Works

Crunch Live

Crunch Live enables broadcasters optimize live video to significantly reduce the bitrate of their programming content.

This solution is specifically targeted to IPTV networks, telcos offering live programming, social networks and web / video conference providers and other companies that utilize live video streams.

Live Workflow

Crunch Live supports the following
input/output formats and other features

Container formats RTMP, UDP, MPEG-TS
Codec H.264
Resolutions 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p, 240p
Aspect ratio 16:9, 4:3
Audio AAC, PCM
Container formats HLS
Output resolution equivalent to resolution of input
Aspect ratio 16:9, 4:3
Audio AAC
Other features
  • Ability to plug in to existing workflow
  • Programmable output quality
  • Programmable output bit rate
  • Multiple audio track support
  • ID3 support
  • WebVTT support


  • Up to 80% lower bitrate at the same quality
  • Deployable on public cloud or private data center
  • Works with existing encoders
  • Works with existing workflows
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