Ant Media Server Community Edition

Ant Media Server supports RTMP, WebRTC, HLS and MP4


  • Publish live streams with WebRTC, RTMP
  • Play Live and VoD streams with RTMP and HLS
  • RTMP, RTSP, MP4 and HLS Support
  • WebRTC to RTMP Adapter
  • 360 Degree Live & VoD Streams
  • Web Management Dashboard
  • IP Camera Support
  • Re-stream Remote Streams (IPTV)
  • Open Source Ant Media Server
  • Simulcasting to Periscope
  • Your Live or VoD streams can play anywhere including mobile(Android, iOS) browsers

Software Included

Package Version License
Ant Media Community Edition 2.5.1 Apache 2
Ant Media Community Edition 2.9.0 Apache 2

Creating an App using the Control Panel

Click the Deploy to DigitalOcean button to create a Droplet based on this 1-Click App. If you aren’t logged in, this link will prompt you to log in with your DigitalOcean account.

Deploy to DO

Creating an App using the API

In addition to creating a Droplet from the Ant Media Server Community Edition 1-Click App using the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API. As an example, to create a 4GB Ant Media Server Community Edition Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You need to either save your API access token) to an environment variable or substitute it in the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
         -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
        '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image": "antmedia-antmediaserverco-18-04"}' \

Getting Started After Deploying Ant Media Server Community Edition

Pull IP Camera Streams

With this feature, users can pull IP Camera streams easily on management panel. In other words, you don’t need to write any commands or use terminal. Click here for how to pull IP Camera Streams.

Important Note:

Please use CPU-Optimized Droplets. Recommended starting droplet size is 4vCPUs, 8 GB Ram. Depending on your system load, you may need a bigger size. Please reach us if you are not sure which droplet size to choose.

Publish Live Stream with RTMP

There are many ways to publish Live Stream with RTMP to Ant Media server. Here are the some of the ways:

Publish with a Desktop Software like OBS, XSplit, Wirecast, etc.

Publish with a Hardware Encoder (Teradek, Tricaster, Gosolo, etc)

Publish with a Mobile App - (Android, iOS, etc.)

Enable SSL

For each case we give an example on how to publish live stream with RTMP to Ant Media Server. For more please look at the docs.