Zype Playout


Build & monetize linear TV with Zype Playout

Drag-and-drop programming of live or on-demand videos into linear streams for distribution across broadcast and digital platforms.


How Zype Playout Works


Import Your Video Library

Content ingest through direct uploads, MRSS feeds, APIs, and more

Curate & Schedule Video Programming

Seamlessly program content stored in the Zype Streaming Platform VideoMeta CMS

Connect Your Ad Server

Easily monetize content with ad breaks

Select Distribution Endpoints

Publish content to all major mobile, OTT, web, and social platforms

Deliver 24/7 linear livestreams across multiple streaming destinations with our publishing and distribution connectors

The future of television is digital linear

Zype Playout makes it easy to transform video content libraries into IP-delivered linear livestreams for million of viewers.


Viewers spend 250% longer watching digital linear than AVOD, and they watch it 3x more often.


Households who stream digital linear video grew 110% from 2018 to 2020, cable/satellite households shrunk 10% in the same time period.


Ad spend on connected TV is expected to double from 2019 to 2024, and linear subscription revenue will grow 225% in the same time period.

Zype Playout top-level features & benefits


Horizontal Timeline Scheduler UI

Scheduling programming is intuitive with a time-based horizontal interface inspired by video editing software. Learn more

Flexible Distribution Destinations

Program your channel once and distribute to as many destinations as you need in HLS or RTMP formats. Learn more

Easy Ad Monetization

Hassle-free setup of ad monetization using existing/out-of-the-box ad servers such as Google Ad Manager. Learn more

First-Party Data Collection

Gather your own data from your viewers and avoid dependencies and restrictions around 3rd party data collection.

Actionable Insights

Make smart programming decisions based on what, where, and when content performs best.
Advanced API Tools

Advanced API Tools

Integrate Zype Playout into your existing systems or build your own tools to make Playout work best for your team. Learn more
Digital-First Infrastructure

Digital-First Infrastructure

Zype Playout simply works how you expect it to; there is no translation between analog and digital platforms.

Advanced tools that make operating playout a breeze

Publish a continuous 24/7 linear channel or create a pop-up channel on the fly for a special event. Zype Playout offers a range of tools that make it easy to get started streaming.


Content Blocks

Group content together to create reusable programming blocks


Playlists can be configured to automatically pull in defined content

Dynamic Looping

Simplify curation by looping programmed items in the timeline

Priority Override

Seamlessly override your base track programming by adding content to a priority track for special events and stunts

Asset Filter & Sorting

Filter assets by type (video, playlist, ad, bumper, and program block) and sort for easy curation

Dynamic Bumpers & Slates

Easily insert programming bumpers and automatically fall back to a custom slate if there is a programming gap

History Log Undo

Ability to track all changes and “undo” changes to your timeline

Rundown Export

Generate a listing of all assets and timecodes for a full linear channel

Ad Break Indicators

Insert ad breaks directly into the timeline for optimal programming

Drag & Drop Content

Intuitively schedule linear channels with an easy to use drag & drop interface

In-Timeline Asset Trimming

Dynamically resize video assets in a timeline to easily fill scheduling gaps and time content perfectly

One-Click Sync

Content is immediately available for Playout programming after successful import into the video CMS

Who Zype Playout is for



TV-Native broadcasters extend their libraries into digital experiences for expanded distribution.
Digital Publishers

Digital Publishers

Digital-native content creators find new life in their VOD and live videos with linear distribution
Consumer Brands

Consumer Brands

Brands distribute content to promote the products they sell.


Developers leverage robust video APIs to build video experiences with Zype.

Customers love Zype Playout

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Using Zype Playout, we were able to implement an "Always On" YouTube strategy. Zype's easy of use allowed us to grow our main channel. After just 6 months, we increased our monthly watch hours by 900%.

Steven Keith

Channel Manager, Spinmaster (Paw Patrol, Tech Deck, hatchimals)

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Zype's Playout allowed Night Flight to build two distinct channels that we are able to update with new programming each week. We have seen a huge shift to these channels in terms of viewing patterns of our subscribers.

Stuart Shapiro

Founder, Night Flight


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