Why Red5 Pro?

Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up for the free trial?

If you are eligible, your free trial will start when you sign up for DigitalOcean. You will need a credit card so that we can verify your identity, but you will not be charged or billed during your free trial.

Who is eligible for the free trial?

New customers to DigitalOcean with a valid credit card are eligible. You are eligible if you have never been a paying customer of DigitalOcean and have not previously signed up for the free trial.

What can I use the free trial for?

You can use the free trial for any infrastructure services provided by DigitalOcean, for example all Droplet plans, Spaces object storage, Block Storage, and Load Balancers.

What are the terms of service for the free trial?

The free trial requires that you access the DigitalOcean Terms of Service

Additional Terms of $100 Credit - We offer this Free Trial to help make building amazing things on DigitalOcean as easy and accessible as possible. Mining cryptocurrencies doesn't fit that criteria and will result in removal of credits.

Are there any limitations with the free trial?

The $100, 60 day free trial provides free credit up to $100 that must be used within 60 days. If you go over $100 in infrastructure services during the 60 day period, any overage charges will be charged to your credit card. 

After 60 days, any active infrastructure services running on your account will be charged at the standard pricing, as described on the DigitalOcean web site.

Red5 Pro and DigitalOcean

Live video streaming solved. With Red5 Pro and DigitalOcean, you can broadcast video to millions in under 500 milliseconds powered by the flexibility of DigitalOcean's compute plans and low bandwidth pricing. 


Save up to 10-20% by deploying your streaming service on DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean has proven especially popular with companies and users developing network-intensive apps, like streaming solutions, because we charge only ~10-20% of what other clouds do for bandwidth. The savings can easily add up to hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars for apps that require large scale.

To get a better idea how this works in practice, check out our recently launched bandwidth pricing calculator.

Try Red5 Pro with DigitalOcean today

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Built on top of the open source version Red5, the Pro version offers more features and increased functionality:

Autoscale on AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, and Digital Ocean to increase scalability.

Client SDKs to build native applications and create multi-platform support.

WebRTC support for fast, reliable, high-quality streaming.
Real-time bitrate transcoding to ensure smooth performance.

If you need a sub-second live streaming platform that scales, Red5 Pro is the right choice for you!

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