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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Streaming from a second computer

I play games on my laptop, and they run at about 30-45 fps, which is bearable for me. But when I try to stream, the frame rate drops to 20 or lower, which is unplayable for me. I have a second ...
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Windows PC users watch videos over LAN without Copy possibility

Is there any idea to make videos playable on Windows PCs over LAN, so the users can not copy the played files. Thank you.
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How to replace an audio stream in a video file with multiple audio streams?

I want to replace the second audio stream (0:2) in a video file that has two audio streams and give it a label if possible. How would I go about this? All the ffmpeg commands I found won't let me keep ...
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How to stream PC monitor to PS3?

PC (Win 7) and PS3 is in same network. I have been using Serviio to watch Twitch streams through my PS3 but Twitch updated something so it's no longer working. I found tons of tutorials on how to ...
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Does pagefile or remaining drive space affect streaming large files over network?

I have an HTPC running on Windows 8.1 x64, with four 2TB drives & one 4TB drive, connected to my home network. I stream videos/media off this HTPC in other bedrooms which have other devices ...
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binary substitution in (audio)streams with bbe or sed

I try to do some stream manipulation with webradio streams. Goal is to use a pattern in triggerfile to substitute some seconds of the instream to silence in the outstream I found bbe to possibly fit ...
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VLC Throws “could not blit surface error”

I am receiving UDP video Stream coming out from my embedded board... But when i change the resolution of output stream(Form NTSC to 720p)i don't receive any data on VLC and in debug messages of VLC i ...
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Network errors and poor throughput accessing my new NAS

The NAS stores my video library. I have a HP DV6 Laptop with 4 GB of RAM. It's running Windows 7 64 bit. Ethernet attached to my home network via a Realtec gigabit NIC. My old NAS was a Western ...
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Is it possible to record live streams with ffmpeg in an audio file with embedded timestamps?

I would like to record the daily programme of an IceCast radio channel (maybe a 24 hour stream), and then select my favourite programmes by embedded timestamps - if possible - according to the daily ...
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Home Network is Inefficient and Slow

I have troubleshooted my network and I can't ever seem to get decent speeds. My router is a WNDR3400v2 (stock firmware, 802.11n, dual band) and I should be getting around 90 Mbps. Whenever I had the ...
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How to optimize video streaming

I am using my server to stream video on my local computer with VLC. As usual, I'm putting the link on the network box and I'm waiting for the movie to stream (10K ms buffer). The problem is that I'm ...
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“IPsec Policy Agent” service preventing streaming to Twitch

I switched from streaming on my desktop to my laptop (or at least I'm trying to). I'm on the same network. Wired connection. Streaming works completely fine on my desktop. On my laptop it can't ...
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if VPN does not encrypt data between VPN Server and Web Server, then why ISP is not able to throttle streaming in a VPN

I understand VPN does not encrypt communication between VPN Server and Web Server (e.g. Netflix server) I saw this video In this user claims that using VPN, ISP is not able to throttle streaming of ...
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Share video stream across users

I have access to a machine with static IP. Is it possible to create a web page from which I can stream a video such that all viewers of the webpage are watching the same instance of the video? - That ...
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HTML5 Web streaming from different Audio & Video sources

I have what is probably a simple situation for you, but I’d like to know what the best solution is before I waste lots of money trialing spam-filled software available online. I run a small dance ...
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Creating Spring XD Stream on Localhost and Testing

I'm new to Spring XD and I am trying to complete a tutorial. I am stuck on specific part of the tutorial where I create a stream which looks for data at a specific port and send data to the specified ...
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Streaming / Transcoding failed

I installed VLC, and works well apparently, on Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3, but when I streamed some video (.flv format) I get this error.- Streaming / Transcoding failed VLC could not open ...
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Libav, slow internet, the golden median

Some time ago I was to configure a streaming service, unfortunately there were surprises at every corner... (awesome official bugs, delays on deliveries and etc.) After tweaking around a lot I found ...
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FFMPEG - How to record multiple RTMP streams into multiple files

I tried the following, but it does not work. ffmpeg -i rtmp://83.229.210.89/RAZTV/BTVraztv1 -map 0 -b:v 900k -vcodec libx264 -acodec aac -b:a 256k -strict -2 -t 3600 ...
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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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VLC: Can I stream over SSH?

Question: Can I get a local VLC instance to stream media from a remote computer, via SSH? This is with VLC running on the local computer that I'm watching the video on, not remotely via ...
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Trouble streaming output from mplayer to a browser through ffmpeg, ffserve

Disclaimer: I'm the producer of the DVD used in this post, so there's no legal issue with me decoding the content :) I'm building a web-based DVD player using mplayer and ffmpeg. It's very close to ...
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Listening and recording at the same time with Audacity and Virtual Audio Cable

first sorry if it's been asked before, i couldn't find anything related to my problem. i need to listen what i'm recording via Audacity and Virtual Audio Cable at the same time, Virtual Audio Cable ...
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Windows console applications in Citrix/XenApp/AppV

I have developed some Windows console applications in .NET 4.0. Is it possible to "stream" such console applications using Citrix/XenApp or Microsoft AppV? I couldn't find information about this.
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Streaming an RTMP live stream from NGINX to Icecast2 on CentOS

I have had success with using exec_push in NGINX's RTMP module to have FFMPEG convert live streams to HLS. The next thing that I would like to do is publish an audio stream from the same source to ...
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Why do video streaming services buffer when I plug in my headphones?

I've noticed while using Netflix, Xbox Video, and Amazon, when I plug in my headphones the video will buffer as if the audio output change affects the streaming services. Can anyone explain why this ...
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How to determine stream delay in ffmpeg

I am using following command to merge two live audio streams and also want to manage delay between streams: ffmpeg -i rtmp://myIp:1935/live/stream1 -i rtmp:/myIp:1935/live/stream2 -codec:a aac ...
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Capture and encode HDMI signal on FreeBSD

I am looking for a capture PCI-e card to encode HDMI source and stream on network. I want to "share" my HDMI sources to my Raspberry sinks in the LAN. I have found many PCI-e cards, but most of them ...
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Make VLC stream by default

I have a media center that is connected to my stereo and I've successfully set up VLC so that I can stream video files via rtp but play the audio locally. I've also set up a remote control in my ...
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ffmpeg: combine two mono live audio stream to single stereo stream

I have two live audio streams, they both are MONO streams. Now I want these two streams to merge in one stream and output to single new stream. I am merging two input streams with following command: ...
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Broadcast foobar2000's audio output as a (local) stream

My main entertainment machine is a windows 7 pc, where I use foobar2000 to listen to music. In the same network, I have a raspberry pi (with raspian), and I am curious what's the easiest way to get ...
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Wireless receiver and Ethernet switch?

Is there a device that can pick the router wireless signal and allow LAN connection between two computers by itself? I want to use Steam In-Home streaming without having a large Ethernet cable ...
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How to move a livestream wallpaper behind desktop icons?

I have recently put the International Space Station (ISS) live stream as my background via VLC. With some adjusting of the zoom i've managed to fit the live stream perfectly to my desktop but my ...
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dmenu alternative that supports input streaming

I have a list of 1.8k songs in audacious and it took a while for the audtool to retrieve this list, as such audtool --playlist-display | dmenu will be delayed for about 1 second before the dmenu ...
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Motion - can't get streaming working from a webcam

I'm trying to record a video stream from my Tenvis IP camera with motion 3.2.12 on Debian 7.5. I used the standard debian package with sudo apt-get install motion Assume my DNS IP cam is webcam, ...
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Setup for a live (low-latency) audio video broadcast over Wi-Fi?

The Upgrade We are capturing audio (from mixer) and video (from a camera) from a main auditorium and passing it to separate rooms within the building. We used to have done this via manual ...
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How to get better video quality in Lync?

I want to use a ConferenceCam from Logitech to stream talks live via Lync. When I view the RAW webcam image via VLC, the quality is very good (but the latency is high because of buffering). However, ...
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How can I stream blu ray using Plex?

I'm looking at different HTPC solutions, and the name Plex keeps coming up. It has most of what I'm looking for, except I can't find a definite answer on whether or not it's possible to stream a ...
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Get network stream and forward it

I have a small problem with streaming from Raspberry Pi. I'm using raspberry Pi Camera and streaming output from it this way: raspivid -o - -t 0 -w 640 -h 480 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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Play FFMPEG while downloading

My internet connection is too slow for streaming videos. However, i found a way to download m3u8 files, which are used for streaming media, and I use ffmpeg to download and transcode the video via a ...
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Streaming media content from my PC to my Sony Bravia KDL-48w600b

I'm currently streaming video through hdmi but I'd like to set up a home server to host all my media files so that I can access them on all my devices. My TV is the only thing I don't know how to see ...
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Is it possible to pause/rewind in VLC's dummy interface?

I got it working what I initially wanted. I have a desktop computer, which I use as a "streaming server". I send all the VLC streaming commands to it, and my desktop computer sends the video to the ...
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Audio-in live net streaming in Win8.1 laptop fails

I cannot get any streamed / live sounds from eg BBC radios(any) / sports. It is OK on another PC: win7/64 on the same ISP, ethernet cable router shared, at the same time, in the same location. ISP ...
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Packets are not in the proper order with respect to DTS when using libx264 for video

I'm trying to use the following command to transcode one stream to a different format and send it over to RTMP server for live streaming. This is the command I am using: ffmpeg -f mxg -i ...
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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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Streaming videos from a home Ubuntu server

I have an Ubuntu Server machine, where I store media files (films predominately). How can I stream those files to watch on my mobile device? I'd ideally like a really lightweight solution as I ...
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Is an Intel Core i3 fast enough for 1080p Flash video streaming? [closed]

I have an old 2010 laptop (HP Compaq Pressario CQ62 - with Core i3). When I watch HD TV episodes on this laptop, the CPU consumption goes to 100% after about 5 minutes (no other programs running), the ...
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Connecting to a Windows Homegroup on a non-Windows device

Is is possible to connect to a Windows Homegroup (Windows 7) from a non-Windows device? IF not, is there a different feature within Windows which would achieve something similar, or is it entirely ...
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stream byte arrays to a video using ffmpeg

This is what I am trying to do: I receive jpegs from an IP camera. If motion is detected I want to upload the jpeg still shot to my server. To save on bandwidth I save each jpeg to a file on my ...
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Listen to multiple RTSP Streams

I plan on having multiple RTSP streaming servers on the same network: rtsp://192.168.1.2 rtsp://192.168.1.3 rtsp://192.168.1.x Is there any way I can listen to all of them in Windows 7 at the same ...