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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Get rid of 'One or more items failed to play. Check the log file for details.' in XBMC

the question is simple. How to get rid of this dialog message in Kodi (xmbc)? The developers refuse to fix this, and this message happens every time when the streaming playlist contains a few ...
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How to simply stream video from a remote server?

I have a remote debian server used as storage server. I would like to stream some videos directly from the server without downloading the file in advance. So far I create a http server in the same ...
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Can't stream videos even though I have a fast Internet connection

For some reason, despite having an internet connection that should easily handle it, I seem to be unable to stream HD videos from beginning to end. Specifically, I usually attempt to stream videos ...
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How can I browse and stream a media collection on a non-local server?

I have a server full of video (in a datacenter) that I want to stream to my computer at work. It's not hard to just run VLC on both ends, but I would like to be able to browse the collection and ...
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Streaming Desktop to My DLNA TV

I am trying to stream my desktop (Windows OS) so that my DLNA TV plays it. I managed to do it without sound using VLC (Desktop option). From what I have read, they are not planning on fixing the sound ...
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Recording Audio from Radio Stream

I'm sitting here listening to a radio show that is being broadcast live over an internet stream, but I would like to keep bits and pieces for later-enjoyment. Is there a way I can easily record ...
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Tools to automate recording streaming radio

Are there any tools that can automate recording online streaming radio? I've been using Total Recorder which has the following useful features: Handy scheduler Supports creating recording templates, ...
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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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ffmpeg concatenate dynamic chunks (on-the fly)

The ffmpeg docs for concat lists the following way ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output The mylist.txt file contains file like file '/path/to/file1' file '/path/to/file2' file ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of OBS on Mac OS X?

I've read that using the -multi command will allow you to open multiple instances of OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) simultaneously. I tried adding the parameter via the command line, but it only ...
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Video streaming in sync [closed]

Are there any apps or websites that allow me to stream a video to multiple users whilst I retain playback control as a presenter? I usually communicate with the users via Lync for business or Skype ...
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Extract rmtp from flash player with parameters

This site has a streaming flash payer which is playing an rmtp file. I would like to play the video in vlc instead of a browser. How do I find the source of the stream? I tried to use a packet ...
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convert RTMP streaming to HLS Streaming using FFMPEG

i am doing rtmp streaming to HLS streaming using FFMPEG , the following code is used to convert my desired option ffmpeg -v verbose -i rtmp://xxxx.com:1935/live/live1 -vcodec libx264 -acodec aac -ac ...
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avconv stream to rtmp via nginx-rtmp-module - convert into html5 file/stream

just keeping things short at the beginning. I stream via rtmp with avconv through a nginx configuration. Catching that stream onto a website is only possible via flash as far as i know. Nowadays ...
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Can I run iTunes as a Windows Service?

I'd like to run iTunes as a Windows service on my home dev server which runs Windows 2008 so that I can stream my collection to my AppleTV over my home network. Currently I have to log in to Windows ...
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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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Finding details of flash stream using Firebug, to record

I can find some of the details of a Flash stream using Firebug, but I want to know exactly which details I need in order to capture the stream. It gets details such as a url ending in: ...
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Server video stream without reencoding on linux

I like to stream video from an H.264 providing camera. As it is already sufficiently compressed, I just need a server providing something like mpegts transport streams for raw tcp or http access. Is ...
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Play UDP stream in VLC?

I receive an UDP video stream of which I know both the IP adresses and the incoming and outgoing ports of both computers. How can I plat his in vlc? udp:@:1234 Doesnt work for me. How to fix this?
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How do bit-torrent streaming clients enforce chunk ordering?

I am curious as to how some bit-torrent clients can receive chunks in order, like streaming clients do. I've always known BT clients to receive data chunks randomly and sequencing not to be ...
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Using Huawei's Airsharing to stream to VLC

My Huawei Android phone comes with a feature called AirSharing which allows me to stream my phone's screen over DLNA. Seeing as VLC supports DLNA (I think), I installed it onto my mac, however I can't ...
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Stream video from my webcam to my website (ideally under a html5 player)

I will like to stream video (webcam) from a pc (windows or linux) to my website. The ideal scenario I will like to achieve is to stream live video that is shown on my site background, like a html5 ...
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How many users can watch an IP camera video at the same time?

I have an IP camera, which supports 2 streams (not really sure what 'streams' mean in this case). The video could be watched as RTSP or thru software like CMS or vMEyeSuper for OSX (not sure what kind ...
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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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VLC playing vid over samba stuttering?

This is sort of an open ended question, so any recommendations will be appreciated I have a ubuntu box as my main server and I stream video on my mac since I can't carry my server box upstairs This ...
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Network streaming to other devices is slow

TL;DR at the bottom; disclaimer up front: I cannot seem to understand networking. Almost any other issue, hardware or software, I can research and resolve with ease. With networking, I blindly change ...
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Is it possible to increase the audio volume on a streamed video?

Is it possible to increase the audio volume on a streamed video? Playback from files is fine, I am always able to increase past 100% using VLC but playback from streamed source, such as iPlayer, is ...
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Media Streaming from Windows Server 2012

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 which I would like to use as a media server. The storage disks are shared and I can access them from a Windows PC and from Kodi, but I also want to be ...
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Intel WiDi / Miracast receiver hardware / software for DIY HTPC [closed]

I've read that there are many mediaboxes which could be good options for being Miracast-receiver. However I'm looking to build my own HTPC, and I want it to support being a receiver of Miracast, as I ...
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Streaming to Sony NS510 from a windows 10 pc over the LAN

I have a Sony NS510 wireless speaker and in windows 7 i was able to stream music from my windows pc to it via the "windows digital controller" application. It is still available in Windows 10, however ...
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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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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 do I record this stream from NHK World?

How can I download this video from the VOD service on NHK World site? I am trying to save this video, but all software I tried fails to get the stream: ...
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How to forward UDP stream from private network to another

I have a network video stream available on a certain private network. I access it through VLC with udp://@IP:PORT I want to be able to forward this video stream to a public website - like a YouTube ...
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Can connect to internet but not to router

I have the following scenario: A few computers are connected to a local TP-LINK router. The Internet connection speed is 6Mbps. Until last week there was no network issues but now, one of them, ...
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Stream from PC to Kodi (xbmc)

Does anybody know is it possible to stream movie from PC (using VLC or similar) .. to Kodi (XBMC) .. perhaps via AirPlay or something similar ? .. I want to be able to push stream from PC to Kodi ...
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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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Audio-only ffserver feed / adding dummy video to audio-stream

I'm trying to stream audio to ffserver, but when I start the ffmpeg client it says: Missing video stream which is required by this ffm Is there a way to either: Configure ffserver to allow ...
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Collect Streaming Statistics

I'm using ffmpeg to stream a video and would like to retrieve the video's statistics using ffplay. For example, when I type: "ffplay test.sdp", I can see this line: 8.07 A-V: 0.000 s:0.0 aq= 0KB ...
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FFMPEG “Past duration 0.xxxxxx too large”

I'm recording an HLS streaming and I would like to save in a FLV Container. My ffmpeg's cmd is: /.../recorder/class/ffmpeg-2.6.1-32bit-static/./ffmpeg -i http://server/url/playlist.m3u8 -b:a 128K ...
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Multiple bitrates with Shoutcast from one source

I'm trying to run on Linux multiple streams from one source. The streams I want to run are one with 192 Kbps and one with 32 or 64 Kbps. I have tried many things but I don't know what the best program ...
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Capturing TS video stream gives Invalid timestamps and Invalid DTS error messages

I'm capturing a video stream using ffmpeg -i "http://streaming_url.com/playlist.m3u8" -acodec copy -vcodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc "out_put_file.mp4". The m3u8-file links a list of .ts-files. ffmpeg ...
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Is it possible to play a game on one computer in a LAN while using the graphics and processing power of another computer in the same LAN?

I have a simple home server and I'm planning on buying a new GPU for my regular desktop. I was thinking about plugging the old GPU in my server and hosting some kind of game-streaming thing on it for ...
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WebCam live stream

I am trying to stream live webcam feed from Ubuntu machine, to a Unity application on pc (they are on the same wifi). For that to work, I need to define in Unity direct URL to video, and it has to be ...
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find url of radio stream

I'm trying to find the actual stream URL of an radio stream, specifically this one. There are a bunch of questions for this, but none of them have helped at all. Some have said that I can use ...
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How to create blank audio file in FFMPEG?

I am creating a project associated with using Sony ILCE-6000 with its remotely controlled functions. I have found such method of controlling camera with command line: ...
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Use a PC as a Miracast receiver? [closed]

I have an Android phone capable of Miracast streaming and also Wi-Fi Direct, and a Wi-Fi capable laptop, currently running Windows 8.1 Pro and regularly reaching download speeds of 15 MB/s over ...
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How to play a .MKV 3D Video on my 3DTV?

I have a 3D movie on my computer hard drive. I've tried to stream it to my TV but that does'nt work because of the .MKV extension, so how do I play it on my TV? Can I burn it to DVD? Do I have to ...
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Is there a way to download/stream videos in a lower quality than the original file? [closed]

When I try to stream videos (mainly torrent videos) they always are in high quality (720p at least). I don't have enough internet bandwidth to do a smooth stream, so I need to download the entirely to ...