Livestreaming with mutliple audio tracks via azure media services

Andy 1 Reputation point
2020-06-16T17:33:31.117+00:00

Hello,

is it possibly to include multiple audio tracks in live streamed video via azure media services?
For example to have different audio tracks for different languages in a live situation. Selectable in the azure media player frontend?

Thanks

Azure Media Services
Azure Media Services
A group of Azure services that includes encoding, format conversion, on-demand streaming, content protection, and live streaming services.
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  1. John Deutscher (MSFT) 2,126 Reputation points
    2020-06-16T17:44:22.853+00:00

    Yes, but only when using the Smooth Streaming ingest protocol from a high end encoder like an Elemental or Media Excel.

    RTMP protocol does NOT support multiple languages of audio on ingest, and that protocol wont likely ever get any updates - since it is pretty much deprecated by Adobe.

    The downside of this is that you would need a pretty high end and expensive live encoder to achieve the workflow of live with multiple tracks of audio today.

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