Streaming is the process of continuously sending data from a server to a client host. Often used in video or audio transmission, live streaming is a time-critical process that makes high demands on the underlying network used to deliver the data.

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Is there a media player that allows me to group together radio streams which are just mirrors of the same station?

I find it really annoying that for some radio stations, which have two or more servers to cope with the network load, there is not one single entry in amaroks playlist but two or more entries. This ...
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URIs for QuickTime X

Apple lets you Stream video over HTTP with their new tech, but is there a URI scheme to open the .m3u8 files from a browser in Quicktime X? (ie. Open as a URL, rather than downloading and attempting ...
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Can VLC stream a YouTube video?

Is it possible to stream a particular YouTube video's content with VLC? The scenario is that you could paste a YouTube URL into a VLC dialog, and then have VLC stream the video as if it were a local ...
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Tools to automate recording streaming radio

Are there any tools that can automate recording online streaming radio? I've been using Total Recorder which has the following useful features: Handy scheduler Supports creating recording templates, ...
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Internet radio on Ubuntu

Has anyone installed an internet radio client on Linux? I am trying to install a couple of them like gst123 and istreamer, but no breakthrough yet.
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VLC RTP Streaming in FC12

I'm trying to get VLC to work streaming RTP audio/video over my office network. The goal is multicast a/v streaming. In all test cases, we are streaming from VLC to VLC. I am able to stream from ...
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Windows: good, simple music streaming?

I've been using iTunes to stream music over the LAN, and quite frankly the quality is terrible. On the other hand, its ease of use - having a simple client on either end, and it just 'working' with ...
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What is the bitrate of itunes streaming

I've been using itunes streaming (in part cause its easy) to access my music collection between two windows PCs. I'm half certain it sounds kinda 'flat' so i'm wondering, what bitrate it uses, and ...
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Why is H.264 video so much faster in an FLV container than in an MP4 container?

I am developing a tube site, and currently having issues with H.264 format. I noticed that YouTube put their hi-def videos into an MP4 container, so logically I did the same. Next, I installed ...
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Default audio device gives an error on Windows 7 (x64) when trying to run VLC from CMD (VideoLAN, VLC)

I use Windows 7 (x64) (Russian). I want to stream live audio from my default audio capture device (microphone). When I set up VLM settings using visual enviroment instruments -> VLM settings it all ...
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How to make VLC play a .vlm configuration file in “With no interface mode”?

How to make VLC play a VLM configuration file (.vlm) in "With no interface mode" on Windows? So I have a VLM configuration file that should stream audio from mic to localhost so no VLC user interface ...
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PC connected to TV via VGA & audio in, plays Youtube videos ok but lags when full screen

I managed to connect my PC running Windows XP SP3 to my LCD TV with VGA and audio in for the sound. Everything seems ok, there is no lag with the mouse or when watching videos on Youtube, iPlayer, ...
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How can I stream Pandora to my Xbox 360?

How can I get pandora to stream to my xbox 360? My initial thoughts would indicate that I would need a software-emulated sound card, and then I would need a program to attach to that soundcard and ...
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Proxying MMS Stream on a LAN

A variety of users on our LAN would like to listen to an MMS stream, and in the interest of conserving bandwidth (and because our WAN connection is not fast at all) I was wondering if it was possible ...
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Encode divx into iPhone-compatible MPEG4 while downloading?

Is there a way to encode a DivX file into an iPhone-compatible video file while the DivX is downloading/streaming? Further, is it possible to re-stream the resulting iPhone-compatible video to the ...
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How to stream real-time audio between Macs

What I am wanting to do is create a home radio station that I can have my friends listen to on our speakers throughout the house. I will use Djay to DJ the station and I was wondering how to stream ...
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mplayer timestamp not disappearing

I'm using Linux Mint 8 64bit with Google Chrome Unstable (same problem with beta). When a video is playing, the time elapsed and total time stay on the screen: Is there a way to make this ...
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Streaming to PS3 with NAS and built-in dlna server?

With consumer-grade hardware, is it possible to successfully stream 1080p mp4 videos to a PS3? I have a linksys router that can only do 10/100. The PS3 is wired to it with cat5e cable, and the PS3 ...
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Least CPU intensive way of streaming your screen on windows?

sometimes I like capturing my screen for others to see. Only thing: I am playing games while I do it. I have tried a few streaming solutions where Windows Media Encoder coupled with my own Windows ...
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What kind of OpenSource solution to do video streaming? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to do streaming of 5 videos streams (with audio) on the Internet. What kind of OpenSource can I use ? I heard about Red5 but we need Flash Player. Is it yet possible do to ...
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Overhead video camera to capture live video to a PC

Can anyone recommend a manufacturer or starting point for overhead video camera units that can be used to capture a Microsoft Surface application in use? I'd like to stream this from another PC but ...
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webcam streaming on mobile phone

I'm stuck on a project I have I need to find a way to stream my home webcam onto my mobile phone, in this case on a Blackberry bold 9700, also I have an I pod touch 2.0. the problem I keep coming ...
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What is the relation between the mp4v codec and the H.264 format?

This question is a follow-up to my previous question: What is mp4v and mp4a? I understand that mp4v is a codec used within MPEG-4 containers. H264 is a also a codec that can be be used in an MPEG-4 ...
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What is mp4v and mp4a?

When playing a MP4 file VLC tells me the video and audio codecs are mp4v and mp4a. The quality is good at low bitrates. However, the MP4 Streaming Faq tells me that mp4v means raw MPEG4 streams. What ...
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HD Video Capture Card w/ Good API?

Does anyone here know of a good HD video capture card that has a good (comprehensive) API? I administer a few servers that do some video encoding right now, but when we make the switch to HD cameras, ...
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Stream video from one app to another in OS X (Software video input device)

Is there any way to take a video stream from one application, for example VLC Media Player, and present that video stream to other applications as a video input source? For example, could I ...
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Linux DLNA Server

I have just recently set up a DLNA server on my GNU/Linux desktop at home. I am using PS3 Media Server to do the job. I like it a lot so far, but I was curious about whether or not it is the best ...
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How can I download Flash videos from videolecture.com with a Mac?

I would like to download this video: http://videolectures.net/mlss07_rasmussen_bigp/. But I cannot do it. How can I do it? Of course the platform is Mac OS X.
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How to check if your ISP does video throttling?

I’ve recently changed my ISP and noticed that I no longer can watch video sites like YouTube in real time; I need to wait for buffering first. On both ISPs, my speed was same 5 megabits per second. ...
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Shoucast/ICECast stream conversion from MP3 to HE-AAC Stream

I have a stream that's being received in MP3 and I'd like to convert it to another stream that will feed another instance of Shoutcast/ICEcast in audio/aacp format. Does anybody knows how to do this? ...
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is it possible to use a computers (would be) audio output as a stream?

I have two machines on a local area network (xp box and xubuntu box) and I want audio from both machines to be played from the same set of speakers. The problem is, the xubuntu machine doesn't have ...
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How to find the stream behind a Flash player

I am watching a Flash stream. I can watch the same stream in two different players (set up by someone else), but I don't like any of them. Is there a way I can find/get/extract the direct link to the ...
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FM Transmitter for the Home

After asking this question regarding piping music through my home I'm looking to buy an FM transmitter. I'd like to connect it to my home pc (ie. into the speaker port), and I'd then control the ...
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Streaming from a uPnP server to another computer over LAN

I set up MediaTomb on my ubuntu 9.10 computer and it streams to our ps3 perfectly. Now I am wondering what the easiest way to stream it to other desktops/laptops over our home network?
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How to preview unfinished torrent video files

I'm using uTorrent 2.0 and downloading videos. Some videos are large and I don't want to wait till their download is completed in order to preview. Is there a way I can preview the finished part of ...
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Streaming music throughout the house on a budget?

I was wondering whether anyone knew of a way to stream music throughout a house on a budget? I want to avoid spending any money on this (eg. I don't want to buy a d-link style device). It would be ...
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How to rip an asx stream - preferably free

I am trying to rip an asx stream through winamp (at present) on Windows XP (or Vista if necessary) using stream ripper, however it complains I have an Invalid URL (though the stream itself plays). I ...
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Make a radio-streaming PC pretend to be a mass-storage USB device

I'm listening to a net radio on my PC I want the sound to go through my boombox cause it has nice speakers/amp The boombox has no "incoming" audio jack that just plays what comes over the wire ...
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Recording a live streaming video

A live video screens on Waheguru Live every Saturday and I want to record the live broadcast. I need freeware only. I'm on Windows XP SP3 (32 Bit)
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how to make netjukebox work without winamp

I found this tutorial on the internet and I'm disappointed because it needs winamp to work. Anyone in here who have tried this one without using winamp? Or do you have any tutorial that can turn a ...
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Need a good mp3/internet radio organization system

So I feel that winamp alone doesn't work well for me. I have this one playlist that all kinds of stuff gets crammed into. I need a system (this can easily be 1 program or several): Need to be able ...
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Best way to compress avi files for web viewing and best format for view

What is the best tool for reducing the file size of AVI files to post for viewing on the web? Also what is the recommended format?
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streaming videos from home linux server [duplicate]

At home I have a large nas with a bunch of video files on it (various filetypes). I'm looking for a way to stream those videos if I need them so I can watch them from any computer that has a internet ...
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A video player that fully loads streaming files?

I have a terrible encoded video. It crashes ffmpeg and is nearly unusable. VLC can play it, it cant transcode it. I manage to find a plugin for virtualdub but theres still an issue with sound. The ...
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Recommendations for a really good DVB-T card for linux [closed]

I am so fed up with my Sony HDR that is already obsolete. As I am a linux geek, I have been thinking on building my own media central. Reading various hardware support list gives some information ...
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Getting a Quicktime Movie to Stream Instead of Download

In the past, I've placed Quicktime movies on Amazon S3, and when a user loads the file's in Firefox (on OS X), the movie starts playing immediately, doing that pseudo streaming quicktime thing where ...
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How to stream my voice over the web? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live Video on website, conferencing Hi, I want to stream my voice over the web (embedded in HTML), how I can do? I don't want to use an hosted solution, as I have a ...
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One codec to rule them all

I am streaming videos in my house via Windows Media Player Streaming, which is basically DLNA. So theoretically any DLNA compliant device can pick up the stream. However, I've quickly found that ...
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Streaming audio from microphone to network

I have the following problem: I want to stream the audio I record with one machine to another machine in the same network. It seems that vlc is the best shot at the moment. I was able to stream a ...
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Access shared windows media player library streams with WMP on Server 2008 R2?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server that doubles as a workstation. How come the WMP that comes with R2 cannot access remotely shared music libraries on the network? The library is shared with ...