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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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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YouTube video Stops

Whenever I'm watching a YouTube video the downstream just stops at a random point (normally at the middle of the video), and whatever I try to do (reload the page, clean cache) I just can't watch the ...
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“Stream” an app?

Is there a way to "stream" an application on windows? This might not be the right place to ask this, but, is there a way to, say, stream something like Avast from one computer to another, and then ...
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Cheap internet radio player computer configuration

I need a device (or small computer) that does nothing but boot up and start playing a specific internet radio station (streaming MP3 at 128kbit over SHOUTcast), utilizing WiFi. The sound quality ...
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Streaming audio over SSH.

I do most of my work over ssh on a remote linux server where I also keep most of my files. I'd like to be able to hear any sounds that normally would be on the PC speaker. Is there a way to have sound ...
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Is it possible to push multimedia content on DLNA TV from Linux?

On Windows I loved the "Play To" function included in Windows Media Player to push content to my Samsung TV. But now that I am on Linux I don't know how to do the same thing. I found how to setup a ...
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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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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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Very low latency streaming

I'm looking to stream a live lecture into an overflow lecture theater. I'm planning to stream HD content along with audio from a powerful server with nVidia GeForce GPUs connected to the client via a ...
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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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How can I stream media from my desktop to other PCs on my home LAN?

I know that this is a basic question, and I'm aware of a similar one, but that answer does not appear to be evergreen - it's a simple link which says that VLC can do it, with no other explanation of ...
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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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What alternatives exist for TVersity and Windows Media Player for a streaming server to XBox 360 and the like?

I've tried TVersity, but its interface is a little clunky (being in Flash) and Windows Media Player seems like overkill. Is there something smaller which gets the job done?
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FFmpeg: can't capture audio from microphone

I use FFmpeg under Windows 7 to stream live video. There are no problems with the camera, but for some reason I can't capture sound from the microphone (I've tested it, it works fine). I use the ...
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Simple webcam server [closed]

I am looking for a simple solution to turn a standard webcam on a Windows or Linux PC into a source for webcam images in a website hosted on another machine. Ideally it implements a minimal web ...
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Stream video from a computer to a tablet

I would like to watch presentations and college videos I have on my computer, from my tablet. There are almost a hundred of GB in videos, so I would like to watch them in streaming from my computer. ...
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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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Is there any software that can capture the screen and turn it into a fake webcam input?

Is there any software that can capture the screen and turn it into a webcam-type input so that you can easily record and/or broadcast your screen with regular video software? Edit: Just to be clear, ...
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Linux command-line music player to play mp3 streams

I'm looking for a console music player that can take an http mp3 stream from MPD as input. Ability to remotely control this player would be an added bonus. Also, do you know if any of these players ...
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How can I stream my laptop's desktop to my iPad?

I recently got a wireless PC controller, and now I enjoy games playing from my bed. However, I find it hard to correctly place my laptop so it's comfortable, and it would be great if there was a way ...
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How do I control the streaming frame rate of ffmpeg?

I am using ffmpeg to stream video: ffmpeg -i $file -f mpegts udp://hostname:port On another machine, I am using VLC to play the output stream. The problem I have is that VLC is playing the stream ...
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Video Streaming in Windows 7

I just got Windows 7 up and running, and I turned on the new media streaming feature and added all of my music and videos to the corresponding libraries on my machine. I can then go to my XBox 360 ...
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Recommended Xbox 360 Video Format?

What is the recommended or native video format for the Xbox 360? I have a Plex DLNA server setup and I dont want it to have to convert on the fly. So what is the recommended Xbox 360 video playback ...
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What are the minimum specs required for a PC to stream HD movie files?

I want to stream hi-def (non flash-based) movies from my future minimum spec PC to my network-ready HDTV. What I want to know is: When streaming from a computer (local wifi network), is the ...
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Using Samsung Focus (Windows Phone 7) Phone as Webcam for Windows 7 Computer

I'm running Windows 7 x64 and I bought a Samsung Focus yesterday. I'd really like to use its 5 megapixel camera as a webcam for myself, is there any software out there to do something like this for ...
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How to run radio stations in your laptop?

I want to run on-air-radio channels in my laptop, just like we run MP3 using VLC Media player, Windows Media Player, or any other. Is there any way to do that, what hardware or software are required ...
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pipe webcam video stream data for processing

I found that in linux you can use video4linux2 and ffmpeg to read the data from /dev/video0 and grab the video from webcam. ffmpeg output the data to a video file, which has a limited length. My ...
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Disable streaming of a shared video

I work in a corporate office, I am in charge of distributing the training videos. I have all 100+ training videos shared over the network. The plant managers open the videos in WMP so it's ...
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Media streaming on Windows Server 2012 Standard?

On Microsoft's customer operating systems suchs as 7 and 8, they have included an ability to allow other devices to view local content. It's under Network and Sharing Center. Windows Server editions ...
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LAN version of OnLive/Gaikai

I'm patiently following news about OnLive and Gaikai type solutions, especially their (slooooow) way to Europe/Germany. I currently own a pretty beefy PC for almost games-only. But as many people my ...
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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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Simple Webcam Streaming Software

I'm looking for some really simple software to broadcast video from a webcam. PC is running Vista, web cam is a standard MS one. All I'd like to be able to do is access the output from the camera in ...
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VLC internet multicast

I want to stream video using VLC so everyone can connect to my pc and watch it. Is there any way to do it? As I understand I can multicast video only in my network (but I need it to be available from ...
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How do you combine multiple ffserver streams into a grid in real time?

I'm trying to set up a CCTV system with ffmpeg/ffserver/zoneminder and want a nice looking 4x4 grid without all the Java applet borders and window dongles on it, just a full screen 4x4 grid. I've ...
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Is it possible to play multiple audio streams from one “jukebox” to multiple Airport Express devices?

I have set up a Mac mini as a jukebox that streams audio to an Airport Express in another room in the house, using the AirPlay/AirTunes feature in iTunes. I control this with the iOS Remote app, and ...
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Possible to capture and re-broadcast as RTMP?

I may have a need coming up soon to capture a live video broadcast stream and re-broadcast it as an RTMP stream for playback in Flash Player. Is this possible? I'm seeing posts online from 2005 to ...
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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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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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Stream Flash video into non-Flash-Player player

On the Mac, Flash Player is not GPU accelerated. On top of that it is horribly inefficient. This means that if I open 5 tabs with Flash video things slow down like crazy. Is there a way to stream ...
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Recording Sky Player TV using Windows Media Center

Is there a way of recording TV such as live sport on Sky Player using Windows Media Center? It has a built in extension for Sky Player doesn't seem to have recording functionality. Has anyone else ...
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Cheap / Simple Audio Streaming Device

I was looking into setting up a bunch of Apple Airport Express devices (the old 802.11g models) around my house so that I could stream music to any room.... however these are a bit more expensive then ...
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Looking for music streaming software that allows any user to queue up songs [closed]

I work in an office and we have a server with a lot of music on it. I am looking for software that would allow anyone in the office to queue up songs to a playlist, sort of like an office radio ...
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FFMPEG webcam stream to Youtube drops frames

I need to do a live videostream on Youtube using a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. My OS is Fedora 20, and the command I am trying to use is: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 -flags +global_header -ac 1 ...
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Gamestream accellerated VNC application?

Steam currently has it's in-home streaming solution in he beta install of the application. This tech lets you stream your game over a VNC-like protocol to local devices but uses hardware encoding on ...
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FFmpeg streaming: problems with device name

I'm trying to stream web camera and microphone in Windows using FFmpeg. First, I get my devices names (to specify -i parameter in streaming command) using a command like this: ffmpeg -list_devices ...
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How to increase local streaming speeds?

I'm trying to stream movies from my laptop to my Xbox 360 using Windows Media Center. This means that I only need to get my local speeds up to 15-20Mbps. When playing video, it lags, so I started ...
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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Having trouble Getting “RTSP over HTTP”

There is an axis camera that is connected to our site (camba.tv) through axis one click connection component (which acts as proxy). We can communicate with this camera only through http by setting the ...
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Stream video from my Windows VPS?

I run a Linux distro on my laptop and I have access to a remote Windows 7 desktop as a VPS. I have movies on that VPS. How would I go about streaming them?
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Low-latency streaming using ffmpeg

Recently, I'm trying to stream a remote desktop using ffmpeg. The goal is to being able to send what is shown on one of the computer's screen to another computer while being able to choose settings ...