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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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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converting a static file to a h264/mp4 stream produces sped up video

I'm building a NodeJS application that converts a static videofile to a streamable video which is being sent to a client (iPad or browser) on the fly (using the fluent-ffmpeg module). Everything is ...
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Stream multiple displays using one VLC instance

Trying to figure out a way to start an instance of VLC from the command line to stream 3 displays on a Win7 box. We can start an instance of each one individually, and connect to each (though not at ...
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How to skip/seek ahead quickly with ffmpeg on remote file?

I am reading in several remote video files using ffmpeg and saving short clips of them. For example, if I want to take a 5 second clip of an hour long video at the 30 minute mark, I would create a ...
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Make network stream available via Flash

We have the following network stream http://zara.mitranet.cz:8080/ Users must install VLC to view it as a network stream. Can we provide the stream to them via Flash Player somehow? For example, is ...
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Stream video from one windows computer to another

I'm looking for a simple method to stream video from one Win7 computer on my home network to another Win7 computer. Given the following constraints: The video being streamed can be any of the ...
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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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Error 1075: The dependency service does not exist or has been marked for deletion

I'm unable to stream content to my TV anymore from Windows Media Player. It worked fine until about a month and a half ago. The only thing I can think that I did was I turned some Windows features off ...
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Mpeg2 decode on a webcam?

I've got a situation here. I'm trying to use a camera hooked up to a capture card as a webcam, however the capture card stream is MPEG2 encoded. Which basically means, since no webcam-using programs ...
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How to split audio from different instances of Firefox (or another) browser to separate sound cards

I would like to be able to separate the audio being played by Flash Media Player when there are two tabs playing different streams in Firefox (or another browser). Frustratingly, Adobe Flash Player ...
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Is there a way to download videos from Channel 9?

I am trying to download this video: http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Going+Deep/Expert-to-Expert-Contract-Oriented-Programming-and-Spec But the WMV link doesn't work if you click "Save As". ...
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When streaming a song, in what folder does the song get saved?

When streaming a song, the song is downloaded and placed into a temporary folder on the computer, that much I know. However, while streaming the media file – mostly from Pandora – I have been ...
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How to stream desktop through audio jack (3.5) using dsp

Is it possible to stream my desktop over audio system? I mean some kind of cat /dev/fb0 > /dev/dsp? Or to pulse-code my desktop using built-in soundcard and to stream it over optical spdif audio-...
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Constant video stuttering/freezing/buffering over LAN

INTRODUCTION I just got a new computer, and for some reason I can't stream videos over LAN like I used to be able to with my old laptop. When streaming videos of any type, the video has to stop every ...
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CentOS as media server

I have a headless CentOS 6.4 box with no GUI installed, and a WinXP netbook without a DVD drive. How can I stream a DVD from the CentOS box over the network to watch it on the netbook? (I imagine ...
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ssh video streaming to VLC on a mac

I've been looking for how to do this for about a week now over 4 forums. I have a mac laptop and a FreeBSD server at home. I've been putting up some of my movies on my server. When I want to watch ...
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TCP video streaming: TCP throughput(rate) and RTT

we know that a rough estimation of TCP rate is: WINDOW/RTT, where WINDOW is the min(CWIN, RWIN), CWIN is the congestion window size of the sender, while RWIN is the receiving window. nowadays, the ...
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Streaming media over the WAN using only a router

Here's the key background info: I've got an Asus RT-N56U router. Attached to the router is a USB hard disk with a bunch of music on it. The music is accessible to devices on my LAN over uPnP/DLNA; ...
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define IP routing in linux for multicast IPs

I want to multicast some MPEG-TS streams on my linux server such that the streamed content just be seen on localhost and not sent to the network interface of my system (Clearly stream not routed to ...
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Streaming your Linux desktop to a dynamic image in a browser window for anyone to see

I am trying to share the contents of a web page viewed on one computer and make it available to many computers in a simple to consume format via a browser. I would like to avoid java or other things ...
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gstreamer httplive streaming by soup plugin

I want to stream video from webcam by http live. I found that souphttpclientsink plugin can do this. But when I run this command: gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! avenc_mpeg4 ! mpegtsmux ! ...
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Getting error: Unknown encoder 'libvo_aacenc'

I am new to ffmpeg, just trying to build an SDP file for streaming. I'm facing an error when I run the command ffmpeg -re -i "sample.mp4" -f rtp rtp://127.0.0.1:10000 -flags +global_header -c:a ...
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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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Can ffmpeg streaming jump to certain position?

I am working with ffmpeg. I can get a thumbnail from rtsp via command like below: ffmpeg -itsoffset -4 -f rtsp -rtsp_transport tcp -i rtsp://fostv.com:554/test/smarttv_sample.ts.pac -vframes 1 -s ...
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More latency using VLC than java browser plugin reading a video streaming

I am trying to see a video streaming in my PC from a mobile phone camera using Android and IP Webcam and I am able to do it but I have a problem with VLC. Runs correctly using VLC and java browser ...
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Why are YouTube videos having so much trouble?

I am getting sick and tired of this. Youtube, in my browser, Google Chrome 26.0.14.1065, on my MacBook Pro, is running so slowly. I am at the point where I can download a 10 min video before it loads ...
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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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optimise FFMPEG live stream THUMBNAIL

After testing many possibilities, I have a perfect command line for creating thumbnails from a live stream: ffmpeg -i rtmp://srvIp/h264.stream -r 1 -an -updatefirst 1 -y thumbnail.jpg It refreshes a ...
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Streaming video using VLC media player to anywhere

I want to stream a video over the local network from VLC and the receiver must be able to play it on a device using the given URL, not necessarily other VLC. Like you would open a stream link in any ...
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Can I expedite VLC stream to make files faster?

I want to split a long 50 minute video file into two 25 minute parts. I finally found out how to stream one video file into another video file via the command line thanks to http://www.videolan.org/...
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Traffic Compression

I have multiple users who are using a limited connection, I have setup a remote proxy server using 'ziproxy', but currently it only support compression for html/images. I would like some sort of ...
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Re-stream/Mirror HTTP Live Stream

I need to re-stream/mirror some HLS’s (HTTP Live Stream) using a Linux server. From input http://anystream.com/channel1.m3u8 To output http://127.0.0.1/abc.m3u8 I found several media servers ...
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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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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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Why do these videos not work with Firefox anymore?

This is a pretty simple question, and I'm sorry for the little (or no) details I can provide regarding this question, but I'm curious and have no idea how to answer this question of mine. If it ...
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I can't stream videos anymore

I can't stream videos anymore. Suddenly, without installing anything or changing anything I stopped being able to stream any videos. I have an Ad blocker on and a tracking site blocker as well. Both ...
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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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What is the best way to play a video located on another computer in LAN?

I've got a desktop with a 500GB harddisc with some movies. I would like to play a video from it on my laptop which has only 64GB SSD and is in another room, but on the same LAN. For now both ...
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What makes VLC and Google Chome succeed where MPlayer and OpenCV fail?

I have this MJPEG stream. When I open it with VLC or with Chrome, it works perfectly, and in both cases the stream starts instantly (or atleast within one second). However, with MPlayer, I get this ...
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Stream/record desktop, mic and system output

Im try to stream my desktop, and two audio: system output, and mic. Im using this command, but the audio from my system (hw:0,0) dont hear in output file... avconv \ -f alsa -i pulse \ -f alsa -i hw:...
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Access media/TV on a Windows Media Center PC from Ubuntu

Is it possible to access media/live or recorded TV on a PC running Win 7 shared via Windows Media Center from a Ubuntu machine (12.04)? I can access media stored to disk via the Workgroup shares but I ...
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How to stream video and music over LAN? [closed]

What I have: An old laptop with an external harddrive via USB A wireless router What I want to achieve: Stream video and music to PC Mac iPad Xbox360 (it's ok if it doesn't work with xbox360, ...
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windows media player doesn't play rtsp stream

I am trying to play RTSP stream with Windows Media Player. I succeeded to do this with VLC player, but WMP says that there is a network error. In network options of WMP all possible protocols are ...
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ffserver configuration to handle a large webm stream

I'm setting up an ffserver for CCTV streams with 16 cameras - all the individual channels are streaming well with a config like: <Feed 0.ffm> File /tmp/0.ffm FileMaxSize 5M ACL allow 10.1.2.2 &...
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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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What to consider when putting a webcam outside?

For one of my websites, I need to install an outdoor webcam (located at a ski resort) to broadcast live images to the website. So my question is simple: what are the webcam characteristics required ...
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Streaming mp4 with ffmpeg

I need to create a feed that has two streams - webm and mp4 - so that it can be compatible on all HTML5 video players. The webm stream works perfectly. However, when trying to access the mp4 stream, ...
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If two devices are emitting a wifi signal in the same frequency at the same time and reach an antenna at the same time, how can the data not overlap?

I mean, I know each packet is sent with a MAC address, but what about streaming? What happen if while the router is receiving one packet, a packet from another device arrives? How can the router ...
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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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Difficulty watching streaming video

I have Verizon FIOS and until a few days ago had no problems at all with its performance. Recently, I've noticed sporadic difficulty streaming on sites like youtube.com and twitch.tv and was hoping to ...