Parsec's Network Requirements

Parsec's streaming technology is incredibly reliant on a stable and low latency network connection to work best. Your network also needs to allow our networking protocol.

Host Client Detailed Configuration for IT

Minimum

  • 10Mbps or better upload speed via Speedtest.net
  • 5Ghz Wi-Fi connection or Ethernet connection to router
  • No downloads or uploads running in background
  • No Wi-Fi signal boosters, Ethernet over power line devices or mesh Wi-Fi systems

Recommended (for hosting at 1080p60fps)

  • 30Mbps or better upload speed via Speedtest.net
  • Ethernet connection to router
  • No downloads or uploads running in background
  • No Wi-Fi signal boosters, Ethernet over power line devices or mesh Wi-Fi systems

Best (for hosting to 2 or more clients)

  • 50Mbps or better upload speed via Speedtest.net
  • Ethernet connection to router
  • Fiber internet connection
  • No downloads or uploads running in background
  • No Wi-Fi signal boosters, Ethernet over power line devices or mesh Wi-Fi systems

Detailed information

  • DNS must be able to resolve parsec.app and all sub domains, AWS S3 and Cloudfront
  • Firewall or security appliance must not block inbound/outbound TCP/UDP traffic from our applications
  • SSL traffic must not be decrypted using SSL inspection functionality on Firewall or security appliance
  • Must not be inside a "Double NAT" network
  • For more detailed requirements, see the "Detailed Configuration for IT" tab above