Dear users, congratulations with a New Year and Christmas!
We invite you to take part in testing a new version Ace Stream Media 3.0
Here is a link for the test version: http://dl.acestream.media/products/acestream3-alpha/win/latest (for Windows).
In version 3.0 new algorithms of Life Stream, with better logic of streams distribution, are implemented.
Attention! Broadcasts launched in a new format (via new protocol) will not be available for earlier versions.
For more convenient tests this test version supports two protocols (the old one to be able to watch current broadcasts and, of course, a new one to watch broadcasts that use a new protocol).
In this version in advanced settings we added additional setting to set the number of open slots for uploading (as in server versions), to reach the optimal ratio (upload speed / the number of open slots / the number of connections) during the tests. Then we will automate everything.
Attention! At this stage of testing do not change these values (leave them by default) and most importantly, do not increase the number of connections or slots, if you have low speed of outgoing Internet channel. For those who have speed of outgoing channel about 100 Mbit /s, you can try to raise the number of open slots up to 30, and the number of connections up to 100.
Our testing page with the broadcast in a new protocol: http://www.acestream.media/test/alpha.php
Little by little we will add links to other test broadcasts, if such will be started on third-party resources. Also we ask broadcasters to take part in testing of this version and, of course, we ask to publish links to broadcasts with a new protocol in this topic.
P.S. It is better to launch testing broadcast in HD (up to 8 Mbit/s), on a channel 100 Mbit/s. There is no need to launch additional support nodes, so far use only one source and that’s it. Actually this release of the server engine can’t work properly as a support node (Work with support nodes will be added at the next stage of testing).
Updates on 10.01.2013
Alpha-version 3.0.0-a2 is released.
In this version some bugs are fixed (including an error at multi-torrents) and functional of starting broadcasts on Windows is restored.
The link to download the alpha-version is changed, a new link: http://dl.acestream.media/products/acestream3-alpha/win/latest. The newest alpha-version will be always available at this link.
A page for broadcasters at wiki is updated: http://wiki.acestream.media/AceStream_3.0.0_alpha/en (so far there is not all necessary information, some sections will be updated).
Updates on 15.01.2013
Alpha-version 3.0.0-a5 is released.
A lot of fixes for launching broadcasts on Windows.
Server linux-versions are updated (all information is on wiki: http://wiki.acestream.media/AceStream_3.0.0_alpha/en)