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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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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Stream video from camera using ffserver on Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to stream video from the camera module using ffserver. The idea is to let raspivid output h264, and let ffmpeg/ffserver stream it without re-encoding. My server configuration is HTTPPort ...
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Can nginx pass certain extensions to a different server?

How would one let nginx deliver everything it is configured to serve, but pass certain extensions to a different server application? More specific, whenever nginx encounters a format that could be ...
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what are the factors affecting video streaming speed?

I use a windows 7 and chrome browser for streaming videos, but I have lags in buffering and playing online videos. I have a 75MB internet connection and I use wireless router. My roommate has a ...
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Youtube live stream mac software app event broadcasting template [closed]

I used xSplit on Windows for live broadcasting to Youtube witch allowed me to create PRIVATE or Unlisted live event inside the app. Once it authorized and event is set its easy to start/stop next ...
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How can I convert .mov to h.264 video MPEG-TS container (with DVB subtitles) using ffmpeg

I have to achieve these results: Vídeo ID : 481 (0x1E1) ID in Menu : 1 (0x1) Formato : AVC Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec Format profile : High@L4 Format config, CABAC : Yes Format config, ...
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When I play a live stream youtube video in VLC the resolution drops?

When i am playing any regular video in VLC from youtube the quality remains the same. But when I put in a url for a livestream youtube link the quality drop down to to 480p. Is there a way to maintain ...
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Data usage from within my router accessing contents via WAN IP

I'm using a domain, example.com, which has a WAN IP (as an example) 23.24.25.26. I want to create a plex server with IP 192.168.1.23 on the computer and use example.com to access it. If I access my ...
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Mpow Streambot 2-in-1 sending audio to Windows 10/64

I have the Mpow Streambot bluetooth transceiver and it works very well when connecting to simple devices like my bluetooth headphones, where it takes audio signal from a standard 3.5mm connection and ...
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Use the soundcard of a different pc to play/stream audio

I now have 2 pc, one to use as desktop, and one to use as server. There is only 1 problem, my server pc has a firewire connection, where I can hook up my professional soundcard, and the desktop doesn'...
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How to detect what is responsible for high jitter?

I'm trying to stream between two computers connected via switch (Ethernet). However it looks like the high jitter is not allowing for smooth transfer (at least according to in-program test mode). How ...
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ffmpeg transcoding and HLS

Transcoding the input stream to the smaller twos: ffmpeg -re -v info -i "rtmp://localhost/live/stream live=1" \ -c:v libx264 -b:v 500k -vf scale=540:-1 -preset faster -copyts \ -c:a aac -b:a 64k -ac ...
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How to change volume while using “duplicate” to “display” in VLC?

While using VLC on Windows, I want to listen to online OGG audio stream in real time and simultaneously save the stream to file. After some research and experiments, I came up with the following ...
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Stream audio/video over RTSP with VLC?

I have a camera module (noIR) and USB mic attached to my raspberry pi. I'm trying to setup a RTSP streaming video/audio so I can observe the feed from another system on my network. So far, I've been ...
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Maximum amount of users in a Skype (Free) Group Video chat

A group of users in my office would like to use Skype for some regular meetings when they are out of the office. Is there a hard limit to how many users can be in a group video call with the Basic (...
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View port 8080 output from own computer

I'm following the tutorial here to learn how to stream video between computers. http://rtcl.kaist.ac.kr/~bkkim/lecture/designlab/DesignLab_RoboCam_Lab6_C.pdf After installing the recommended ...
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Why does Google Chrome automatically play MP4 videos (and is that a good thing?)

I am working on a home media server running nginx. I navigated to one of the .mp4 files I have to test it and it started streaming just by clicking on it. Is this... performance-wise... the best ...
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Using several webcams at the same time on Windows

I am often streaming and commenting games. Last summer I was streaming the french Magic the Gathering nationals. And for that I wanted to have many webcams at the same time. It didn't work as I hoped....
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Streaming with OBS to Twitch results in a small (5 - 20) ping increase [closed]

First time posting here, but I couldn't find a question that was similar to this. Previously when I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would go from 34 to 60 - 180. However, after I ...
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How can I tell VLC that a source video stream has non-continuous frame rate?

I'm streaming my Android device screen to my PC on which VLC should display it. The android device pushes screens as they are generated. So the framerate that VLC gets is dynamic. Sometimes there's ...
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Record IP Camera w/o motion detection or transcoding?

I have a Hikvision IP camera (DS-2CD2332-I: 3MP, IR, h.264 stream) mounted on the front of my house, and I'd like to record its stream, so that it can be later watched - for example, if there is a ...
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Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
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Clarification on streaming media

I currently have a point to point, local topology set up with a Darwin Streaming Server and a client. The server has a media file with a bit rate of 1019 kilobits per second. The client on the other ...
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Long range wireless H.264 video streaming

I am streaming H.264 through Wi-Fi. The distance is quite long for the Wi-Fi and it causes tons of packet loss. The resulting video is nearly useless due to the packet loss. I have tried to reduce ...
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What happens when you change video resolution on a player (netflix, youtube, vimeo)?

Of course the overall quality goes down and the bitrate is lowered, but is the actual pixel count lowered? If so, how? When you upload a video it is usually transcoded into various bitrates, but is ...
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upnp/dlna as streaming source?

Idea The server (NAS) continuously streams from my music collection, songs can be changed through control points (iOS/Android/.. -devices). Once a device turns off the stream continues (in the ...
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Good video quality over VNC or RDP?

I am using a Windows 10 PC and I want to access and control it using my iPad. So I installed Microsoft Remote Desktop on my iPad. The problem is that when I play videos in remote desktop, quality is ...
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own streaming source within home network

I'm looking for a way to create a streaming environment within my home network. I figured out DLNA or Airplay are probably the way to go but now I have a problem figuring out with which device I'm ...
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howto watch embedded html5 video with `blob:` url with external player

Recently I stumbled upon blob:http* urls in <video src=*> on some websites. Is it possible to watch these in an external player? I tried VLC out of the box, but it doesn't seem to work, vlc ...
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Adding videos to MiniDLNA Raspberry using LAN

I have a Raspberry with MiniDLNA, it acts as a dlna server through my local network. I have connected an external HDD to the Raspberry, which contains all my videos. Everything works well, without ...
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Chromecast stops streaming browser after minimizing browser

I'm streaming chromecast from my browser. Surprisingly, every time I minimize the browser or have another window pulled up the image freezes on the TV yet the audio continues. Anyone experienced ...
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DVB tuner is not initializing - Prof 7500

As per instructions, copied fw file into /lib//firmware (Using Ubuntu 14.04) ls -al /lib/firmware/dvb-usb-p7500* -rwxrwxrwx 1 box box 3812 Jan 5 00:54 /lib/firmware/dvb-usb-p7500.fw But the tuner ...
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Make ffmpeg loop video indefinitely while streaming

Is it possible to make ffmpeg loop an input file infinite times copying its video and audio and streaming it to a RTMP server (nginx with rtmp module). I am trying to create an animated video which ...
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Standby/Offline stream image with ffmpeg/nginx RTMP

Is there a way to script NGINX RTMP to show a Offline/Standby video or static image when there is no incoming streams to rebroadcast? The idea is that when there is no incoming RTMP streams (ffmpeg, ...
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Motion RTSP streaming from Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to get streaming from raspberry pi camera to my motion server. Raspberry pi (10.10.84.2) has VLC for RTSP and is run like this: raspivid -o - -t 0 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#...
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VLC on OS X showing dlna/upnp share in Local Network tab

The issue just took place since a day or two ago. Before that I was always able to just click the Local Network > Universal Plug 'n Play tab and select my DLNA server (miniDLNA on Raspberry Pi) to ...
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How to choose chapter with vlc streaming ISO from command line (MediaTomb)

I have played around with numerous methods to add Media Server functionality of all my .iso's. I settled on MediaTomb. Vlc by itself chooses the wrong audio (the one for the blind) while streaming. ...
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Stream a windowed application to another Windows PC on the LAN network?

I need to stream a single windowed application on a Windows 7 PC to another Windows PC, so that the other Windows PC can see that application and, preferably, interact with it. But all I want it to ...
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Stream Desktop on demand with VLC

I have set successfully desktop broadcast stream through DLNA with Serviio and VLC. But problem is when VLC broadcast desktop, even if I don´t watch on TV and It take inconsiderable part of PC ...
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Streaming from USB plugged into router to LG Smart TV

I have an LG 55LA620S-ZA Smart TV and I here is what I am trying to do: I want to see the content of my USB flash drive which is plugged into my home router a D-Link DSL-2750B by using my WI-FI ...
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VLC Stream with fallback video track

I'm trying to use VLC for video-streaming, but I can't figure out how to add a fallback (external) video file. For example, I have a playlist consisting of both .avi and .mp3 files, when VLC starts ...
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Darwin Streaming Server live stream in windows

We are trying to live stream webcam through Darwin Streaming Server on windows 7. we have installed and configured DSS correctly and getting the videos in the movie folder out correctly. But when we ...
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Do active USB extensions cables cause delay(game controller)?

How much of an input delay would cause using 2 active 5m USB extension cables with an xbox 360 3m wired controller? Also, any risk of input not going trought? I'm kinda forced to this kinda of ...
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RTMP WriteN error using NVENC while libx264 works fine via ffmpeg

I am trying to run some transcoding tests to figure out how well ffmpeg works on some GPU servers we have. From my desktop I am sending up an RTMP stream via OBS to a media server system we have ...
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How can my friend stream a game from his Xbox One to my RTMP server?

My friend has just began streaming, but on his Xbox One. I use PC to stream my games and have never done it through Xbox One. Now he streams using the Twitch app. But i have this RTMP Server which i ...
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Stream Windows audio to another Windows PC

I have 2 computers - both running Windows 7 - on the same LAN (they are also close enough to each other to connect via cables). I want to stream ALL of the audio from the first PC to the other, and ...
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nginx HLS vod capability to stop and track streams

I need to be able to stream VOD, but videos will be tracked per minute, so I need to constantly maintain information of how much minutes user has, and when he spend minutes, I need to terminate his ...
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Viewing file while recording livestreams

I'm currently recording a livestream via VLC player. Will it interrupt the recording session in anyway, if while it's recording, I play the dumped video file?
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Streaming with chromecast lags at high bitrate

I'm running a Plex Server on my desktop computer which is connected to my router through cable. I've tried placing my router next to my TV (with a chromecast) and laptop. When I stream on my laptop ...
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Is it possible to capture only a time delimited portion of a VOD with Livestreamer?

Thank to livestreamer and VLC I am able to record VODs from streaming plateforms with livestreamer URL quality, however what if the VOD is few hours long, is it possible to just get to the time you ...