Nimble Streamer is free of charge.
We make money on WMSPanel service. It's a subscription-based Software-as-a-Service which provides the following key features for Nimble Streamer administrators:
The price starts from 30 USD per month.
You may still control Nimble Streamer from command line and parse logs to get stats but it's just more convenient to do that via WMSPanel, especially if you have a server farm.
We provide basic installation and setup help for our WMSPanel trial users for free.
Any other extended support like streaming scenarios definition or issues debugging is provided as part of WMSPanel subscription. You can sign up, optionally register Nimble Streamer for your panel account, subscribe to our service and request for help from our support team. We also provide professional support services in case you need other types of maintenance.
No. Even though it's free of charge, it's not open sourced. At least for now.
If you'd like to use Nimble Streamer as part of your product development, let us know. You also may consider Nimble Streamer API for Nimble integration.
This basically depends on the amount of connections which you'd like to handle and the level of robustness and availability. The minimal configuration where it was tested is 256MB 1CPU virtual server. You can check this benchmark example to map it to your own environment and hardware cost. Installing more Nimble instances will improve the level of robustness.
For other questions, please contact us.