Features in Streamio

An easy-to-use and feature-rich Online Video Platform

Streamio is cost-effective and professional,
filled with features so you don't need more platforms

On this page we have gathered most of the features and features you can find in Streamio’s video platform.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about what Streamio can do for you.

Video Library

Use Streamio as your video library. You'll find all the support you need for video management and publishing.

Ownership and rights

Streamio is a tool for our customers who own all content. No hassle!

CDN - Video Distribution

Great flexibility for deployment. Choose our own network, custom built for video and automatically optimize for great performance and reliability. Streamio also includes global distribution with a number of industry-leading CDNs.

Users

Free number of users - no user licenses required. A main user manages, invites, and deletes users who can all work at the same time.

Video player

Create unlimited numbers of video players, tailored to your needs with different styling. Of course WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility adapted.

Security

Streamio invests in securing your content.

Integrity and GDPR

Streamio is GDPR-compliant. No use of cloud services. We have our own infrastructure.

Playlists

Automatically created playlists based on your tags.

Accessibility

Accessibility is a focus area for us and our customers. We have a WCAG 2.1 AA compatible player.

Video encoding

All movies in Streamio are customized to deliver the highest quality to your viewers, regardless of their devices and bandwidth.

Advanced usage

Several advanced features like creating, modifying, deleting encode profiles, emptying CDN cache for video, and more!

Streamio Channels

Create your own play channels in less than a minute. Read more about play channels

Statistics

Built-in statistics with the ability to connect streamio with external tools for advanced statistics.

Live streaming

Live stream easily with Streamio. Suitable for both simple streams directly from a mobile and advanced broadcasts with production companies.

Video storage

Safe and high-quality video storage on our own infrastructure in Sweden, without cloud providers or third country savers.

Plans

Payment by credit card or invoice with hefty discounts on annual contracts. Subscriptions include unlimited users, play channels, and encodings.

Audio players and Podcasts

Manage all your audio files and podcasts just as easily as you manage video with Streamio

API

Integrate Streamio into CMS, mobile applications, or websites.

Imaging

Upload images to Streamio. Use images such as background and logo in channels, channel logo in video player, and create your own start-up images for your account's live-streaming channel.

Video library / Manage video

Streamio's support for managing and publishing video files, VOD, is very well developed.

  • Summary
    • Display statistics directly at the overview
    • Filter tags & sort on properties
    • Search by name and description
    • Select manually/all/invert files for:
      • deletion,   quick unpublishing,   copying to another account
  • Upload
    • Set tags for immediate automatic publishing
    • Automatically tag videos with the uploader's name
    • Title and description.
    • Post directly to YouTube
    • Control encoding of videos when uploading
    • Upload without transcoding for archiving
  • Manage metadata
    • Title and description
    • Tagging movies for selection and publishing
    • Start image and thumbnail:
      • Choose an image from the movie or upload your own
  • Manage videos
    • Replace movie with updated version (everywhere it's published)
    • Download the original, or any of the encoded variants.
    • Add chapters for easy navigation
    • Trim and cut to new movie
    • Assign videos to playlists
    • Switch to statistics mode
  • Accessibility
    • Assign subtitles to videos
    • Order automatic or manual subtitles
    • Connect to sign language-interpreted video
    • Manage multiple audio tracks, such as for audio description (AD)
  • Publishing
    • Unpublish and publish movies as needed
    • Publish the same movie with different players
      • Same movie with different Matomo/Analytics accounts
    • Publish to:
      • iframe on web pages or   direct link / QR code
      • playlists and Streamio Channels
      • FB/Twitter/LinkedIn/Youtube
    • Password protect video
    • Allow public video download with link

Live streaming

Live streaming is included in all Streamio packages and is suitable for anyting from streams directly from a mobile phone to a professionally produced event

  • Stream directly from any platform
    • Free software such as OBS and professional studio tools
    • Stream directly from mobile phone or tablet
  • Select player start image / inactive image
  • Record live stream:
    • Automatic or manual start/stop
    • Tag recordings for automatic publishing
    • Name VOD on live stream.
  • Publish:
    • Embedded on any Web page 
    • In channels (Streamio channels)
    • As direct links/QR code for mailings
    • Password protected
    • FB/Linkedin and Twitter (in new window)
  • Customize video players
    • Publish the same stream to different players

Video storage

Streamio's packages include high-quality video storage based in Sweden

  • All files are stored in at least three copies on different storage servers
  • Fast storage within Sweden with excellent bandwidth and routing
  • Original file is always kept intact
  • Very affordable storage packages for expansion
  • Storage in different locations for fast access around the world (see CDN)
  • No cloud providers or third-country parties necessary (EU-GDPR)
  • We own our infrastructure.

Video encoding

All streamio movies are customized to suit the visitor's devices and bandwidth. A big plus for Streamio is that these transcodings are included in all packages – no costs are added.

  • All encoding on Streamio is free of charge
  • Video encoded to H.264 with:
    • Default settings for mobile and desktop
    • Custom settings according to custom needs and encoding profiles
    • Ability to stream original file without encoding
  • Control what is used by default.
  • Encode video size, bitrate, framerate, and audio
  • Advanced queue system that prioritizes fast publishing
  • Encoding in Sweden on own servers

CDN - Video Distribution

Streamio has great flexibility in terms of deployment. Our own network is specifically built for video and automatically optimizes its routing which gives a fantastic performance and reliability For capacity around the world, we collaborate with a number of different leading CDN.

  • Media servers automatically convert to HLS
  • Distribution is done via CDN - customer chooses what fits:
    • Swedish CDN, without foreign sub-processors
      • Nodes in the Nordic region
    • European CDN, with EU sub-processor
      • Nodes around the world
    • American CDN, with sub-processor in the US
      • Nodes all over the world.
  • Customized solutions for special needs

Accessibility

Streamio has accessibility as a major focus area. With a lot of customers withing the public sector, having to comply with the Accessibility Directive, we have made sure to create a video player that makes it possible to deliver an accessible top-notch video experience.

  • Standard:
    • Compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA
  • Subtitles and transcription
    • Multilingual subtitles
    • Auto-Following Transcription Window
    • Order subtiteling services from within Streamio (automatic or manual)
  • Audio:
    • Multi-Track Support (Language)
    • Audio descriptions
  • Sign-language interpretation
    • Switch between sign language-version and non-sign-language version
  • Other
    • Content title and description (ARIA) labels
    • Keyboard commands to control the player.
    • Screenreader support
  • More information and demo

Ownership and rights

Streamio is a tool for our customers. No hassle!

  • No content will be used by Streamio
  • Streamio does not publish any content
  • Account holders retain all rights to uploaded content
  • Account holders can delete movies themselves - deleting all copies on Streamio
  • Movies can be unpublished for viewing, and remain on Streamio

Integrity and GDPR

Streamio is GDPR-compliant. No use of cloud services. We own the servers, storage, encoding and are even the internet provider to which Streamio is connected

  • All storage is based in Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden
  • All Swedish supplier with servers in Sweden - Based in Sweden
  • Wholly owned servers located in Sweden
  • Multiple CDN choices - Two GDPR-safe options to choose from!
  • Swedish standard agreement from TechSverige (the largest industry network in Sweden).
  • Complete control over the material (e.g. unpublishing or total removal from system)

Security

  • Password protect specific movies
  • Use SSL encryption (https) by default
  • Highest security at data centers (intrusion, fire, power supply, etc.)
  • Unpublish videos from the Streamio portal, without deleting it (video remains in Streamio but can't be viewed on websites it's been published to)
  • SSL encrypted transfer and links
  • Streamio has full control of the entire chain from server to player
  • Optional two-factor authentication when logging into account
  • Only use servers for distribution (CDN) within the EU/EEA

Plans

  • Choose between payment by credit card or invoice (depending on plan)
  • Discounts on annual contracts
  • No restrictions on:
    • Number of users
    • Play channels 
    • Encoding
  • Switch between multiple accounts for different products/departments/units
  • Both Swedish and English language is supported by the system and can be selected per user

Streamio Channels

Streamio comes with a powerful channel generator. Create your own channels within a minute!

  • All Streamio packages include unlimited channels
  • Video, Live streams and Podcasts can be published in channels
  • Choose whether to password protect channels, for example for internal use
  • Automatically populate and update channels with use of tags
  • Tags becomes categories in the channel
  • Live stream to one or more of your channels
  • Connect channels to Google Analytics or Matomo for advanced statistics
  • Choose between showing your channel in English or Swedish
  • Customize the look of your channel with custom background and your organization's logo
  • Date of publication and total number of views per video are visible on your channel
  • Search for videos in channel

Audio players and Podcasts

Streamio is an excellent audio platform that can be used just like video - publish audio clips to web pages, send out links to audio clips or use audio in a podcast

  • Audio player
    • Upload and publish audio
    • Tag audio files to use in podcasts
    • The same audio file can be used in multiple podcasts
    • Automatic encoding of audio to MP3 format
    • Publish audio with direct link
    • Publish players embedded on your website
  • Podcasts
    • Fast downloads of podcasts via CDN
    • Create one or more podcast feeds directly in Streamio
    • Publish to Apple, Spotify and others who support Podcasts
    • Create play channels for Podcasts
    • Sort and plan publishing of episodes
    • Time-controlled publishing
  • Areas of use
    • Use channels as an automatic web site for podcasts 
    • Use channels to publish internal podcasts

Statistics

Built into Streamio, there are features to answer the question "how many?". For more advanced statistics, Streamio is easily paired with external tools - then you can also follow the entire visitor journey, not just the video viewing.

  • Account-level basic overview for video plays and channels
  • Basic statistics for video views during different periods
  • Real-time graphs of live streams
  • Connect Matomo or Google Analytics for access to advanced viewer behavior statistics
  • Connect the same video/stream to different players for statistics to different systems or customers
  • Use categories and labels in Google analytics (per player)

API

  • Ability to integrate Streamio into CMS, mobile applications or websites
  • Link to json/smil or HLS manifest
  • Supports most Streamio features
  • Administrative & Restricted API Keys
  • Combine with Rackfish Live for advanced live stream solutions
  • Documentation: https://streamio.com/api/docs

Imaging

  • Upload images to Streamio
  • Use images as a background and logo in channels
  • Display image as overlay (channel logo) in video player
  • Use images as a player start image or for live streams
  • Upload podcast- or episode images

Users

  • Free user accounts - no limited user licenses
  • Main users manage, invite, and delete users
  • The same user can have access to one or more accounts
  • Multiple users can work at the same time
  • Users can copy videos between their accounts

Advanced usage

  • Clear CDN cache for videos
  • Replace already published movies
  • Regenerate all video streams (new encoding)
  • Create, change and delete encoding profiles
  • Create new profiles and encode from the original

Playlists

  • Automatic playlists based on tags
  • Manual playlists with manual selection
  • List, view, create, delete Movies
  • Sort manually or based on dates, for example
  • Publish playlists - automatic playlists updates automatically!

Video player

  • Create unlimited players
  • WCAG 2.1 AA Single player shows a selected movie
  • Archive players display playlists
  • Connect different Matomo or Google Analytics accounts for different players
  • Upload custom, custom, boot images
  • Select default players for easy and fast access
  • Choice of different "Skins"
  • Customize appearance with CSS
  • Turn title/description/sharing and control panel on and off
  • Add image as watermark to player
  • Link watermark image to Web page
  • Start muted
  • Auto start
  • Loop Video
  • Airplay and Chromecast casting support
  • Add playlists to archive players
  • Direct link to archive players