Amazon CloudFront
Developer Guide (API Version 2016-09-29)

Viewing Your Live Smooth Stream

Perform the following procedure to view your live smooth stream using CloudFront. You can also embed the Microsoft Silverlight player code in your own web page.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS CloudFormation console at

  2. Select the stack for live streaming.

  3. In the bottom pane of the AWS CloudFormation console, click the Outputs tab.

  4. Click the value of the LiveSmoothStreamingPlayer key, for example,

  5. To embed the Silverlight player code into your web page, on the Outputs tab, copy the value of the SilverlightEmbedCode key.


    Microsoft recommends that viewers have the latest version of Microsoft Silverlight installed for the best playback experience.

  6. To view your live stream on an Apple device such as an iPad or an iPhone, display the AWS CloudFormation console from a compatible Apple device, and click the value of the LiveHLSManifest key. The manifest URL looks like

    For information about where to use the URL to serve various iOS devices, QuickTime, and Safari, go to HTTP Live Streaming Overview in the iOS Developer Library.

Next: Deleting Your AWS CloudFormation Live Smooth Streaming Stack