A wide range of tools are available for capturing, encoding and authoring streaming media content. These tools are aimed at users of varying skill levels ranging from non-technical "subject-matter experts" like teachers, academics and product managers to highly technical users including encoding professionals and audio/video engineers.
Selecting the best tool for your project can be daunting. To simplify the process for you, we have categorized tools by the function they fulfill in the digital media value creation process. We have also indicated whether each tool is aimed at non-technical, somewhat technical or technical users.