Fast Streaming

Fast Streaming refers to a group of features included in Windows Media Services to improve the quality of streaming media content for the user.


You can control how players and distribution servers receive a stream by modifying one or more Fast Streaming properties with URL modifiers. By adding a URL modifier to the path of a source, you can specify certain Fast Streaming properties for individual files and live streams. For more information, see Controlling Fast Streaming behavior with URL modifiers.

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Fast Cache

Fast Start

Fast Recovery

Fast Reconnect

Advanced Fast Start