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Smooth Streaming
True HD | Greater Scale | Better Performance

What is Smooth Streaming?

Smooth Streaming is a feature of Internet Information Services (IIS) Media Services, an integrated HTTP-based media delivery platform.

With Smooth Streaming, consumers get minimal buffering and fast start-up time, by adapting the quality of the video stream in real-time based upon the consumer's changing bandwidth and CPU conditions.

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What is Silverlight?

Silverlight powers rich application experiences wherever the Web works. Silverlight offers the highest-quality, most reliable platform for delivering protected content and advertising-based rich media experiences. It allows you to plug into adaptive streaming technologies, like Smooth Streaming from IIS Media Services, and deliver optimized, enhanced high-definition video experiences overcoming the challenges presented by varying internet connections.

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How do I create content for Smooth Streaming?

Get started today with Microsoft Expression Encoder. Expression Encoder supports Smooth Streaming.

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