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 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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Can't stream videos even though I have fast internet

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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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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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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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? [on hold]

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 ...
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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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Please help me figure out how to find this rtmp stream

I am trying to assemble the rtmp address for the stream to the video file contained in this code: <param name="flashvars" ...
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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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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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Streaming PC with windows 8 to a TV over network

I have a LG TV. I have noticed that I can stream most movie files, for example mp4. files using windows media player, by right clicking on the video->Play to -> LG TV. I am interested if I can stream ...
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VLC player plays 1080p video as stills

Let me explain what is actual problem. I am habitual to use only VLC Media Player to watch video in my laptop having 2GB RAM and Inter i3 2nd generation processor. Everything work fine. But when i ...
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Video Progressively Lags Behind Audio

I am trying to use the Stream feature in VLC Media Player to download a video from the internet. The video plays just fine when viewed online, and there is no problem with it whatsoever, but when I ...
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Why IPTV does not work?

My provider support IPTV. This service uses SAP for discovery. I have one problem. My playlist is empty. Furthermore, I try to use some workaround. I have a file playlist.m3u, which contains the ...
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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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How to increase audio streaming cache

I usually listen to music online (Deezer). My internet connection is unstable so it often stutters and ruins everything. The Windows app can download songs and play offline but my Windows 7 is not ...
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Which one has the least amount of latency: powerline or 802.11AC?

I want to steam stream from my PC to a stream mini on my living room next to my TV. Right now the latency is low-ish but less than ideal at 6ms. For reference I have the gaming PC wirelessly connected ...
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How to find the stream behind a Flash player

I am watching a Flash stream. I can watch the same stream in two different players (set up by someone else), but I don't like any of them. Is there a way I can find/get/extract the direct link to the ...
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Intel WiDi needs Intel adapter?

I have the processor requirement and, subsequently, the graphics card. Why do I need to have a specific wireless card? The question is: Can I bypass somehow this "requirement" without using extra ...
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Is there any software that can capture the screen and turn it into a fake webcam input? [closed]

Is there any software that can capture the screen and turn it into a webcam-type input so that you can easily record and/or broadcast your screen with regular video software? Edit: Just to be clear, ...
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How to play android phone audio on a windows 8.1 PC's speakers using bluetooth, when “just connecting” doesn't work?

This question has been answered before here, here, and here. All answers say that it basically just works when you pair the android phone with the windows PC and hit play on the phone. I have tried ...
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ffmpeg live stream show image

Is there a way in ffmpeg to show a looped video or image if an incoming udp:// stream is not active? Pretty much like having a player show a wait for braodcast to start image/video until the live ...
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Why does a radio stream not appear on a packet monitoring tool?

I am currently trying to find the URL to the audio stream for a webradio that only provides a flash player, that I would like to use with MusicBee's radio player. After using Wireshark to monitor my ...
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How do I find the video stream URL of my security DVR by myself?

I have this 8 channel DVR with the brand "ELEC" that streams video over the network. However, I can only connect to it using iPhone apps called vMyEye, Asee+, and other similar names. I want to use ...
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Poor image quality and high CPU usage while streaming in high resolution using webcam and VLC in Linux

I'm trying to do some some streaming with a webcam, but so far the results are not good: everything I stream in 320x240 looks good, but as soon as I choose a higher resolution, the image quality gets ...
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streaming to rtmp using avconv or ffmpeg

I have an IP webcam HiSilicon Hi3516C that I can successfully access from a raspberry pi. I can get still images by using a command like this: avconv -i "rtsp://192.168.1.10:554" myfile.jpg now ...
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LAN version of OnLive/Gaikai

I'm patiently following news about OnLive and Gaikai type solutions, especially their (slooooow) way to Europe/Germany. I currently own a pretty beefy PC for almost games-only. But as many people my ...
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Start VLC command line but not successful stream

Hi i used this code worked with my old tv-tuner (it connected direct with my PC and i used tv digital for streaming. Start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc" ...
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Streaming videos from a Ubuntu to Chromecast

I have a MiniDLNA 1.1.4 setup on an ubuntu 14.04. I also have a Chromecast. I would like to be able to stream a video on my local server to the Chromecast like I do with Netflix. I have downloaded a ...
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ffmpeg stops streaming if one input stops

I am trying to create a mpeg-ts stream where video is a screengrab from Xvfb and audio is from internet radio (mp3 or aac stream). It works reasonably well, but if there is a problem with the internet ...
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If I'm streaming video: I'm the server or the client?

If I'm streaming video from my phone to Periscope's servers: is my phone being a server and listening on a random port or I'm just sending my stream? For example: VLC makes your device a streaming ...
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How to make content of port 8080 available to port 80

I have a web page on port 80 to control a rover and I am running mjpg streamer on port 8080 to stream webcam output. I want to be able to see the stream on the web page of port 80. I have already set ...
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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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Mixing multiple sources on Windows to different devices

I've been looking out there and think there are a couple of solutions to this problem but I'm not sure exactly the best way to go about it. On a Windows Vista PC I am trying to stream the output from ...
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stream to upnp renderer with vlc

In my local network, I have a device that support upnp av and act as an upnp renderer. When I do a right click over some mp3 files I can stream them to this upnp renderer, but it use Windows Media, ...
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Streaming Desktop using FFMPEG in windows

How to stream Desktop using FFMPEG in windows?? I have tried ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -i dummy and after that this to stream ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="Chicony USB 2.0 Camera" -r 30 ...