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I'm trying to get this stream playing on VLC.

Here are the SWF flash variables:


And here's the rtmp address I've found via CooJah:


Also I'm able to record the streaming with CooJah but I only want to watch it via VLC.

Any ideas?

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Did you try asking on #videolan on freenode? – Akash Sep 7 '11 at 11:43
@Akash No, I didn't – usernaem Sep 8 '11 at 19:03
Do try it out.. you are more likely to get help on the IRC/forums/mailing list – Akash Sep 8 '11 at 19:09
The KMplayer plays rtmp streams ;) – user103785 Nov 1 '11 at 23:58

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You can play RTMP in VLC with the help of RTMPDump .

rtmpdump -v -r "rtmp://ip-address/app-name/streamname" -o - | "vlc" -
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I'll check it out... – usernaem Feb 24 '14 at 14:03
Check and let me know... – Unnikrishnan Feb 25 '14 at 11:52

Sorry, but VLC doesn't support rtmp streaming just yet. If you really want to stream RTMP, you could use flowplayer since they support it, but it's not as easy as using VLC.

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You need to use mplayer or at least rtmpdump from mplayer as vlc has no rtmp support currently.

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Yes! Now you can do it in VLC. Because the new versions of VLC from v1.1 onwards support rtmp stream playing.

  1. Just Click on Media.
  2. Click on open network stream / or press Ctrl/command + N
  3. Write rtmp URL.
  4. Enjoy!
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No, its not playing, it throws stream not found error! – Tech Jerk Jun 25 '13 at 12:13

On Mac/OSX, I was able to get this to work with a modification of Unnikrishnan's answer. The important part being the path to the VLC executable (which may vary by system)

Recorded Stream:

rtmpdump -r rtmp://path/to/stream | /Applications/ -

Live stream

rtmpdump -r rtmp://path/to/stream --live | /Applications/ -

You should then see a VLC window open, with fs://0 listed in the playlist area. Double-click that entry to view the actual stream.

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