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Sitefinity and IIS Smooth Streaming

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  1. Scott Rozman
    Scott Rozman avatar
    93 posts
    10 Oct 2012
    09 Nov 2010
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    I was reading about some of the newer streaming features in IIS on Scott Hanselman's blog and it made me question how Sitefinity is making use of streaming.
    While not a new post.... this explanation of smooth streaming
    was making me ask the question of what is support through Sitefinity.
    I see the radMedia player supports smooth streaming, assuming that your server is configured to make use of it and your content is encoded for it.
    How about Sitefinity?
    I'm trying to set some standards for encoding video to be played in Sitefinity and I'd like to know I'm making the best choices from the start.
    In the university environment, I could really see a benefit to offering support for off-campus viewing that is lower quality and a really high quality support as well for people that may want to display that same video on a projector in front of an audience.
  2. Radoslav Georgiev
    Radoslav Georgiev avatar
    3370 posts
    01 Feb 2016
    12 Nov 2010
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    Hello Scott Rozman,

    Thank you for contacting Telerik Support.

    Unfortunately we are using a rather old version of the RadMediaPlayer control within Sitefinity 3.x (a version from 2008). This version does not support smooth streaming. This means that you will have to use another player control to (create control which works with the latest edition of RadMedia player) and use it for smooth streaming.
    Best wishes,
    Radoslav Georgiev
    the Telerik team
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