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 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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Record Java Streaming Video

Is there a way to record streaming video in Java? Perhaps a way without using a recorder that just records everything on screen? An example might be something like a Saba Centra presentation, a ...
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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 can I download an episode of BBC Radio One (Flash based radio)

I want to download the full audio of the following program: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b012qmh7 Is there any program, extension or method that I can use to download said flash audio stream? ...
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Two FFMPEG commands simultaneoulsy

I want to multicast two videos to two different ports of a multicast address. I am able to send one video to one port at a time. But I want a command where both the videos are sent to the ports at the ...
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Create a stream file from online radio stream URL

I have an URL from an online radio stream. I use it in VLC to listen to it. However every time i want to listen to it I need to manually input it in the "Media -> Open Network Stream...". I want to ...
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Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC?

Is it possible to stream windows applications to Linux via VNC? Need only some apps not a whole desktop.
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Android 2.1: H.264 video is not playing through RTSP, only audio

I'm using Wowza Media Server for video streaming to mobile devices and have troubles with RTSP-streaming to Android 2.1. I tried their test .mov file and it works. But when I try to play my own .mp4 ...
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podcast syncing and playing from multiple computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows) I listen to a lot of podcasts and I would like to be able to build a single playlist and access ...
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Baby monitor with netbook and smartphone

We're shopping for a baby monitor, but it seems like a waste to pay $150 for something when we already have both cameras/microphones (netbook with built-in webcam is the most mobile one) and remote ...
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Using VLC to stream secondary monitor and webcam?

Is there anyway to stream the secondary monitor (extended monitor only) and also stream the correct webcam in my PC? Also , the stream should output it as a JPEG files or other standard image files at ...
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mplayer can't read from streamripper relay

To use the same bandwidth for ripping and playing a stream I start a relay when ripping with streamripper : $ streamripper -r link2stream And to play it : $ vlc http://localhost:8000 With vlc ...
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Record tracks names played on online radio

I often listen to di.fm online radio (url is http://scfire-dtc-aa06.stream.aol.com:80/stream/1035 ) with vlc player. Streaming is a mp3 over http. I want to record all track names that are played on ...
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How to play Streaming videos on VLC player?

I have got some http://.sdp, http://.3gp and http://*.mp4 files which can connect to internet and streams videos. Now I want to stream the videos using VLC player. How to do this ?
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Motion and VLC together

I'm using Motion http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/bin/view/Motion/WebHome with a v4l2 webcam on /dev/video0 for motion detection. I'd like to also use vlc for rtp streaming. Let's say, Motion detects a ...
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jtvlc didn't generate the vlc.sdp file

Hi I'm trying to stream the video from my computer to justin.tv but I don't know what is the exactly the problem I never success to get the vlc.sdp file at where I located in the xxx.bat file here is ...
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Upnp browse mediatomb content inside vlc?

Hey guys, I have a nice NAS box up running samba. The problem I'm running into is that my wireless network isn't fast enough to stream the blue ray rips I have, and I don't want to waste space saving ...
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How to create a file that tells VLC to start recording a stream?

A PLS file can tell VLC and other players to start playing an online radio. VLC is also capable of recording an audio stream to a file. Currently I tell VLC to do this manually and it requires many ...
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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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How to setup re-stream video server?

At church we have a computer that takes all video inputs and makes one with mixer, etc. Then we have internet connection that supports up to 1mb/s upload (actual upload speed). We have been using ...
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Any alternative for ScreenCamera to stream my desktop?

As in the topic. Do you know guys any alternatives to screenCamera so that I can stream my desktop (create a virtual webcam streaming my desktop - in games) ?
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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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Needing to stream video or audio, and manage it as a file

I am using ffserver to stream video from my webcam to over the net. I am looking to make these streams available as a file, so I can serve them over http and through an apache server uri scheme. I ...
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AirPlay to a computer from a mobile device

Is there an application that will allow me to stream music from my iOS device (iPod, iPad, iPhone, etc...) to a computer? My particular setup involves an iPhone 4 and a MacBook Pro. I'm in full ...
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Streaming a video from Windows 7 laptop to Samsung TV

I am trying to setup my environment so that I can stream video from my Windows 7 laptop to my Samsung TV. My WiFi router and laptop has 802.11n, the Samsung TV has Wifi support. However I find that ...
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Downloading videos off any site [closed]

Is there a way to download videos off any site? For instance, I want to download the video at ...
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TV tuner + video streaming over VNC

I have a dell precision laptop, with Nvidia graphics card. I am able to watch TV on it using a TV tuner card. I installed TightVNCserver on it, and am able to connect to it locally through a second ...
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How can I stream DivX video in Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10 x64?

DivX used to work for me, even if not perfectly, on older releases of Ubuntu up until very recently. I used to be able to play, pause and buffer the stream (but was unable to rewind any portion of ...
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Any way to stream pandora (using desktop app) via encrypted tunnel?

So, here's the deal... I have Pandora One account, and using desktop app (which is written in Adobe Flex) to listen to my stations. Now, all is great, except streaming protocols are getting blocked at ...
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FFmpeg constant bitrate

I want to convert some videos with FFmpeg to make them streamable. So I want to convert to a video format with a constant bitrate. Can anyone help me? I have tried a lot of options, like -maxrate, ...
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Play On HD Mini won't connect to home network, please help

I bought a streamer, "Play on hd mini". It works fine with media from USB or an external hard-drive, but I can't connect it to the network. I have a wireless network, using an Edimax 802.11 g ...
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Livestream desktop to Debian VPS via VLC

I want to stream my desktop to a VPS, where everyone can see it without additional software. My Computer runs on Win7, the VPS on Debian. I already set up VLC on the VPS, and the webinterface is ...
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“Mount” Audio CD with Ubuntu

I want to share music in my local network with UPnP. The program i use on my Ubuntu 10.10 homeserver takes a path to a folder containing the music and i want to insert an audio cd which should be ...
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Sharing speakers between Windows notebook and Ubuntu PC, over wifi

I'm having an Ubuntu running PC with audio system (speakers, volume regulator) connected directly to it's sound card. I'm looking for a solution to share the audio from windows-running notebook to ...
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ffserver, ffmpeg, flowplayer - stream delay

Good day to all I have a little problem with a stream. I configured a ffmpeg to get a stream from vlc and then stream it again over http with ffserver. Ok... the problem is this: if I configure ...
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How can I capture streaming video from broadcast tv website?

Soon a conference will be broadcast on one website. How can I capture live streaming from my web browser? Broadcast site: http://msu1.broadcastnow.ru/ And I am using Mac.
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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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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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how can I download this video, i'm having problems trying [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download Flash video file from any video site? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28qwcVPNy3E i'm using firefox downloadhelper, but it is just downloading audio only with ...
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Netflix streaming: how much bandwidth does it use?

Title more or less says the question. I'm thinking about getting netflix, but want to make sure that our connect is fast enough to watch movies streamed. So: what is the bandwidth used by netflix, ...
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Stuttering with WD TV Live connected to iMac via ethernet?

I have a WD TV Live, if I connect a hard drive or usb stick to the usb input on it, it plays all my movies flawlessly. However if I connect the WD TV to my iMac directly via ethernet (no router), all ...
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why can I watch it with gnome-mplayer but not with mplayer?

This should be a very elementary question. I have a URL like http://SERVERNAME/file.wmv. When I enter it in "Open Location" in gnome-mpLayer it connects to the server and plays the stream. But when I ...
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Tunelling video stream through SSH

I have this problem. There is an udp video stream accessible only on the local network, but I need to access it outside of the network. I have Linux machine (multiple actually) with root access. ...
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Send stream from VLC to ffserver

I want to send a stream from VLC on Windows to ffserver (as input stream for ffmpeg) on a CentOS virtual machine. How can I do this?
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Improved bandwidth throughout home network

I appear to be encountering bandwidth limitations on my home network. In this specific instance, I am streaming videos from an external hard drive connected to a PC (USB), on a laptop wirelessly ...
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ffmpeg, vlc - Unable to find input stream

Good day to all... I have some "little" problems with ffserver and ffmpeg... What I need to do is to broadcast a live video. So I got the cam... used vlc and used send stream option. I sent it to ...
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VLC VLM non-streaming output

I've been looking at VLM, and I really like the schedule feature. I just need the option for a non-streaming output: OpenGL, DX3D, X11, SDL... as long as it can go onto the local console, I'll be ...
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How do I download this video from Google Video?

I have tried Orbit Downloader, but it can't seem to get it. I know Google Video have updated their methods so it's harder now. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3332918255822393647# I've read ...
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All the Gear and No Idea: Suggestions for re-designing my home/office/entertainment network

Help/ Advice/ Suggestions please: I have a load of kit that I love but which currently operate in disconnected, sometimes counter-productive way. Because I never really had a masterplan I just added ...
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Extracting a URL for BBC AAC radio stream from their config file (contents inside)

I found some links for BBC radio stations. I'm trying to get the actual url for their AAC stream for BBC5. They are listed here. http://support.bbc.co.uk/multicast/streams.html The contents of the ...