The Wowza GoCoder™ app from Wowza Media Systems™ is a live audio and video capture and encoding application for iOS 8 and newer. Use the Wowza GoCoder app to broadcast HD-quality live events on the go from any location to any screen using H.264 adaptive bitrate streaming. Connect the Wowza GoCoder app to Wowza Streaming Engine™ software or the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ service to capture and stream live audio and video content in real time over Wi-Fi, 4G, or 3G. GoCoder Private Label and GoCoder SDK are also available directly from Wowza ( for anyone interested in custom branding and/or who wants to develop their own custom app.

Key features:
- Easy to configure and use
- HD quality (up to 1080p)
- Low latency streaming
- Auto configuration from external link
- Front and rear camera support (includes portrait orientation)
- Publishing authentication
- Intuitive, contextual help screen
- Torch mode
- Auto restart
- Touch to focus and expose
- Push notification suppression to enable Do Not Disturb mode while capturing content
- Preview and control from Apple Watch
- 4K streaming on iPhone 6/6s
- 3D Touch support
- Social sharing
- One-touch streaming to Wowza Streaming Engine and Wowza Streaming Cloud
- Hardware-accelerated video encoding

What’s New

Version 2.0.7

Fixed crashes relating to bad tokens for cloud configuration.
Improved error handling.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Sunset Mountain ,

It just works

Got it working with Wowza Cloud in like no time.

ZFire5 ,

Easy to use, works great.

We use Wowza Media Server extensively in our business and were looking for a low-cost option for streaming live video. I downloaded the GoCoder app, followed the quick configuration steps for our server, and then fired up the app.

It worked great, connecting to the server on my first attempt with no problems. I tested several different video sizes, including HD, at various bit-rates. I experienced no crashes or problems with the app.

One note: when running the app, my iPhone 4S got a little warm, and I noticed that it did drain the battery a bit over a longer streaming session. But I wouldn't expect anything different. The app captures, transcodes, and streams live video, using wifi the whole time. So if you're going to do long video sessions, you'll want to be fully charged and/or have a power supply handy.

Sneezaroo ,

Great app! Easy to use!

I was scrambling to find a live streaming solution for an event last night. After running into technical problems with several sites (complicated router/firewall configurations, etc.) I found one that could stream from an iPhone using this app. After setting up an account on the site it told me exactly how to configure the setting in the app. It was very easy and I was so happy that it just worked! I had to stream at a low quality setting due to limited bandwidth at the venue. This is not a fault of the app and it was easy to choose a setting that worked for what was available. The video was okay and the sound was great which was perfect for a music and comedy performance. Very happy that I found this app and will surely be using it again.


Wowza Media Systems, LLC
13.2 MB

Requires iOS 8.1 and watchOS 2.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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