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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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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Stream video from VLC on desktop to “VLC for iOS”?

I want to stream a video file that is located on my Desktop to an iOS device that has installed the recently published official VLC application. Both computers are in the same adress space in my LAN, ...
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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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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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What's the point of these “random” subdomains on CDN, etc?

I've noticed a lot when using CDNs (streaming videos, files, etc) you download from a terrible-looking random-looking URL that looks something like vl-in-f95.1e100.net or ...
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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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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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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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pipe unlimited curl stdout into chunked files

I've got an HTTP-endpoint that serves an unlimited stream of events. Now I'd like to record that stream using curl, but splitting the recorded files at the same time - preferably based on the line ...
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VLC stream with input options

I'm trying to stream in CVLC for XBMC. My problem is that I can't, because I'm not just using a file stream, but rather a Decklink protocol, and I need input options. I can't find any resources on how ...
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Windows Media Player 12 doesn't recognize RTSP protocol

I am trying to stream a live feed through RTSP to Windows Media Player 12 and get the error: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the specified protocol is not supported. If you ...
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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 ...
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Live DLNA Streaming on Mac OS X

I have the DLNA server mediatomb installed on my Mac. What I would like to do now is to capture my Mac's screen and to stream it live through mediatomb. Is there any software able to do it?
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Why am I unable to choose default settings for media streaming options?

I have a desktop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. When I click on "Choose default settings..." in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center\Media streaming options, ...
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If I enlarge a streaming web video, it looks pixellated. When I fullscreen, it looks smooth. How can I force this smoothing filter always?

I want the same smoothing filter to be applied even when I don't fullscreen, at any scale. Windows 7 64bit, nvidia geforce 9500 GT. Firefox browser.
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What alternatives exist for TVersity and Windows Media Player for a streaming server to XBox 360 and the like? [closed]

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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Stream PowerPoint as video

Are there any tools available to convert PowerPoint presentation into an video file and then broadcast it live in sync with someone changing slides manually? The goal is to broadcast presentation live ...
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How to download a mms stream with G2M4 video?

I have found that Gotomeeting recorded webinars are streamed as MMS streams. It is well known that MMS streams can be downloaded/saved. For instance VLC has a corresponding option in the Open Network ...
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MP4 takes too long to start

I'm converting my video to H.264 / MP4 with ffmpeg. I then move the moov atom to the start of the file with qt-faststart, so I can stream the video. Everything works fine with small videos of 5–10 ...
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Filter file when a column is in whitelist

Suppose I have two files, File A: a,abcdef b,bcdefa c,cdefab a,defabc b,efabcd c,fabcde And File B: a b The output I'm looking for is: a,abcdef b,bcdefa a,defabc b,efabcd So, basically, I ...
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vlc to stream webcam with no delay

I'm trying to get VLC to show my webcam in realtime: vlc -I dummy v4l2:///dev/video0 does the trick for the most part, except there's almost a second delay between an action (say, me turning my ...
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Watch videos from a remote computer on the LAN on ubuntu

I want to watch the videos on a friends computer on the LAN without having to download it. Both of us are running ubuntu. Now one way is to ssh to his computer, cd to the directory where the video is ...
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Convert windows media video stream to mp3 audio?

I'd like to take a windows media video stream and convert it to mp3 audio. Using mencoder I can convert from windows media video to avi but not directly from windows media to mp3. The following is the ...
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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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How can I open up VLC via command line (http) with the playlist paused by default?

I am using the following command to open up the stream with an audio cd in the playlist: vlc -I http cdda:// When run, it automatically starts playing. I need VLC to open up, populate the playlist, ...
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Software to stream a home webcam

I am visiting my family for a few days and would like to setup a webcam at my apartment to stream video while I am gone. I found this question, but the answer isn't really what I was looking for. I ...
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Sharing speakers between a Mac and PC running Windows 7 on LAN

I would like to be able to share speakers between my roommate's MacBook and my Windows 7 PC. Mostly for streaming music. I've tried VLC player for this, but it's kind of cumbersome because you can't ...
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Is there a way to pipe audio between these two networked computers?

I have an old machine running Windows 98 and a brand new machine running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. I would like to pipe the audio from the Win98 box to the Ubuntu box. Basically, I need an audio driver ...
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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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Software for sharing a live webcam stream with audio

My friend is getting married in November and has asked me to look into setting a webcam feed with audio for the ceremony. Does anyone have any suggestions of some software they have used which has ...
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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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Peer-to-peer video chat application?

I use Skype to video chat with my parents, but Skype video quality is very poor on my network. However, connecting directly to the other person's webcam works great. I am looking for a P2P video chat ...
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Best method to stream multimedia content from Linux to iPhone/iPod/iPad?

I recently set up a Linux server to play around with an host all my media. What is the best method to allow streaming of that content to an iPhone/iPod/iPad?
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Stream desktop using VLC

I've been looking for a simple Desktop streaming solution via VLC. The only post of concern I could find was http://ifoundthesolution.blogspot.com/2008/02/screencasting-using-vlc.html, which is pretty ...
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Linux: set up media server to stream video via the Internet?

How do I set up a media server in Linux which streams video over the internet? Is it easy to do this? I want a server that will actually encode video in real time to allow it to stream over sometimes ...
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is there a good way to record something streamed using winamp?

If I have streaming audio/video files that are viewed through winamp, how could I save the stream? It can't be viewed in a browser.
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VLC command line interface on Windows

Is there a command-line tool for VLC on Windows XP?
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best app to stream movies over the web

I have an old box that I'd like to use as a private sever to stream movies off of. My upload speed is about 0.5/Mb/s, so I need something that compresses well. I'd like to be able to access these ...
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iPod-Touch to play Movies from PC on PS3?

Is it possible to use my iTouch to communicate with my PC and PS3 to play movies? Almost like a glorified remote-control, working over my wireless network?
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Control streaming music on Firefox via media keys? [closed]

I've switched from offline music to online music streaming sites like Gaana, Saavn etc. on my laptop. However, one big drawback is I cannot use media keys to control (Play/Pause, Fwd, Prev) using my ...
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Saving Live Video received through Netcat

I'm using the following command to stream a video which I receive through Netcat. nc -l -p 5001 | mplayer -fps 31 -cache 1024 - (On Windows CMD) This command opens the MPlayer and plays the live ...
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Location of streamed temporary file

I watch TV online on a Windows 7 machine in an Opera browser window; the stream runs through the VLC plugin. I notice that the longer I watch without any interruption, the less free space remains on ...