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Red5 : Open Source Flash Server


NOTE : Links to the Red5 mailing lists can be found further down this page, the link in the menu is for the general OSFlash mailing list.

Project Updates

Latest release

Please see the Google code page for the latest release

Links to older builds

Latest source files from SVN:


Java Demos

Flash Demos

Project Goals / Mission

Red5 is an Open Source Flash Server written in Java that supports:

  • Streaming Audio/Video (FLV, h264, AAC, and MP3)
  • Recording Client Streams (FLV only)
  • Shared Objects
  • Live Stream Publishing
  • Remoting (AMF)

The project is currently at 0.8.0. To find about our timescales and planned features checkout the roadmap. If you want to know more about RED5 join our growing community by signing up to the mailing list (link below).

Red5 requires Java to run, a minimum version of Java 5 (1.5) is required and Java 6 (1.6) is preferred.

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Red5 Help and Information

Mailing Lists

Communication, discussion and decision making within the Red5 project is primarily done through mailing lists.


The main mailing list for the Red5 community. Subscribe to this list if you’re new, need help, or want to know more about Red5.

Red5Interest List - Archives (before 20091117)


The mailing list for the Red5 maintainers. Read only for non project members.

Red5Developpers List - Archives (before 20091117)


Announce is a very low traffic mailing list for announcements regarding Red5, mostly release notes and important updates. This list is read-only.

Subscribe - Archives


Commits is a read-only list which is used to disseminate version control check-in messages made to the source code by the Red5 maintainers.

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Tickets is a fairly high traffic mailing list for ticket changes. Every time a Red5 ticket is modified a new message is posted on this list. This list is read-only.

Subscribe - Archives


Builds is a read-only mailing list for reports from our [ build farm]. Every time Hudson encounters a build failure a new message is posted on this list.

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Other Mailing Lists

Red5 Around the Globe!

  • If you use or have used Red5, please take a moment to add your location to the Red5 Frappr map!

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red5.txt · Last modified: 2010/03/26 06:31 by paulgregoire