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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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Live video transcoding with reduced quality

I need to transcode input rtsp stream into HLS output of the certain quality. The input stream might be of 3 different qualities 2000kbs 30fps 1920x1080 500kbs 30fps 1280x720 192kbs 30fps 320x240 ...
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Fixing ffmpeg latency accrued over time

I have ffmpeg/ffserver running in the following setup: 10.1.2.2 captures from video capture cards (16 channels) and streams them to an ffserver as mpeg1video 10.1.1.1/10.1.2.1 (two NICs) hosts the ...
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xawtv/streamer webcam snapshots are “wrapped”, but streaming works

If I take a snapshot with my webcam, either through right-clicking in xawtv or through streamer -o snapshot.jpeg, the image is distorted. The simplest way to explain is through an example pictures: ...
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Playing and recording a live stream from another computer webcam using VLC/FFmpeg

I was trying lately to set a video server on one machine and play it in a differen machine, it works with me.. but the problem is that it always stuck and become jammed in the middle .. and it is very ...
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Stream video with FFMPEG, “Output file does not contain any stream”

I would like to stream an H.264 encoded elementary stream wrapped in RTP headers to a port using FFMPEG. I have tried the following command lines to no avail... ffmpeg -i 1080p_1.h264 -f rtp -vcodec ...
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youtube-dl gracefully stop download

I'm using youtube-dl to download a live stream and I'd like to be able to limit the time of the download, closing the connection once that time has elapsed. Is there a built in way to close the ...
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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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streaming video to the internet

I want to stream my webcam live over the internet. It is mounted on a windows 7 desktop and connects to the internet over an ADSL connection. I am able to stream successfully within my home/office LAN ...
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Segmenting video and encoding segments individually

I'm trying to build something like server farm for video encoding (encoding for http live streaming (segmented MPEG-TS)). So I need to split large video at master node, transfer each segment to nodes ...
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Alternatives to Video4Linux2 for grabbing from webcam (Using FFmpeg)

I'm getting (two alternating) errors following this guide for streaming from a Raspberry Pi. Are there any other grabbers besides V4L2 that I can use with ffmpeg? Or are there any other streaming ...
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Smoothly switching between dual-monitor mirroring and video output

I am currently building a little home studio and I want to achieve the following: I have a Windows 7 machine hooked up to a DVI-Monitor and a HDMI-Monitor. Most of the times I want both screens to ...
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dynamic ffserver authentication

Ideally I'd like to just be able to add/remove a list of session keys to/from a text file stored on the server without restarting the ffserver instance, but am open to other solutions such as proxies ...
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detect the start of Flash videos

I like to turn my music off when I start watching Flash videos. It used to be that Flash videos were cached in /tmp, so I could watch for them with inotify: sorghum:~% incrontab -l /tmp IN_CREATE ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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MS Expression Studio Fails to Detect MP4 Video

I have imported a H.264 MP4 video file into Microsoft Expression Encoder 4, however when I convert the video to the IIS Smooth Streaming VC-1 format, it only has audio with a green screen. How do I ...
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Trying to set up WebCam Recording in VLC

The actual recording part I have figured out to completion. What I'm having trouble with is figuring out a way to automatically add a number to my file output. For example: Stream_00.mp4 ...
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How to stream a complex video to YouTube using ffmpeg?

I have a video that I'd like to stream live on YouTube using ffmpeg. The video has no audio, but rather busy visuals (lots of rapidly changing colors). I'm trying to stream at 720p, but whenever I ...
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Setting up RTMP for streaming (Console)

So I have been trying to set this up for the past few days and I am having so much trouble actually getting this to work. I have installed Nginx with the optional RTMP module onto my Mac and I also ...
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why is default audio volume always at 100%

It does not matter which website or which video player the website uses, whenever I open any webpage with a video the audio volume is always 100%. If i open a link with a video on yahoo or ESPN the ...
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How to stream video from camcoder Sony HDR CX300 to a computer?

Sony camcoder HDR CX300 is able to stream video to an Android phone over WIFI via PlayMemories mobile app. How to stream video from that camcoder over WIFI to a computer with Windows or Linux? (Not ...
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How to record streams with Ace Player HD?

Need help to record an audio/video stream from Ace Player HD program. Uses Ace Stream. It's based on VLC Media Player but seems the record option was removed. Any ideas?
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FFMPEG capture snapshot image from RTSP IPCamera

Hi I am able to stream video successfully from my IP Camera with VLC using the URL: rtsp://192.168.0.6:554/cam/realmonitor When attempting to use FFMPEG it is failing with the following errors: I ...
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Setting up a Raspberry Pi for Wi-Fi streaming video access from a kite outdoors

I want to attach my already setup, video-streaming-capable Raspberry Pi web server setup to my kite and allow others in the close proximity to view the video via an IP address. There obviously won’t ...
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FFMpeg generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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Windows 7 not sharing all shared files

I've been having some trouble sharing video files from my Windows 7 computer to my other devices. I have a few videos I'd like to watch on my TV, and I'm trying to stream them from my computer to ...
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Setting up screen mirroring on non smart TV

I have a non smart TV with no inbuilt screen mirroring capability , just a simple HDMI port and two android devices HTC one mini and HTC desire 816 both of which do not support MHL. What would be the ...
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Re-stream (forward) UDP-Live-Video-Stream (using winsock) reduce video quality?

So, I used ffmpeg to stream the live webcam using UDP protocol to port 1111 : ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="Lenovo EasyCamera" -f mpegts udp://localhost:1111 When I played it directly by ffplay from ...
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Why can't I connect to PLEX sever via my roku but I can via my tablet?

On my home LAN I can connect/play media stored on my PC via my tablets but am unable to even connect to it via my roku box? I manually enter the IP address of my machine in the browser of my tablet ...
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Windows 7 PC going to sleep while streaming video in web browser

This odd behavior just started happening on my Windows 7-based HTPC in the last couple of weeks. Whenever I'm watching video in my web browser (both Firefox and Chrome), the sleep setting of the PC ...
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How can I reduce latency on VLC

I 'm working on a video streaming application. Server is a Linux machine (ffmpeg-ffserver) and client is a Windows machine (vlc player). There is a latency of about 6 seconds. Despite the fact that ...
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FFmpeg amerge with itsoffset on only one audio stream

I'm facing a situation which I spent the whole day trying to get this working but unfortunately I'm running out of ideas and I thought you gyus might help me out. I have two streams, one audio stream ...
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how to get flash video stream URL from website without browser (telediario, rtve)

I want to access the video stream URL of telediario from spanish television (RTVE) which you can find here in a flash player: http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/telediario/ I want to do this with ...
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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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Plugin to speed up embedded videos?

I'm specifically concerned with videos embedded with the <video> tag. I'd like to know if there is a Chrome or Firefox plugin, extension, etc. which can be used to play videos at greater than ...
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FFmpeg/avconv - non-blocking live audio input?

I'm using avconv/FFmpeg to parse a video feed and an audio feed into a broadcast stream. Currently, it gets its audio information via UDP with the options -f wav -ac 1 -i udp://localhost:6613, since ...
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Streaming remote files using Darwin Streaming Server over RTSP

I have setup Darwin streaming server and I am able to successfully stream locally stored (hinted) video files over RTSP.I would like to know if it is possible to stream files stored on a remote web ...
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Converting a video stream from a camera to IP

I have a standard camera providing a normal video stream via video cabel to a tv system. I would now like to be able to intercept this video stream to either a hardware device to broadcast directly ...
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Webcam stream doesn't work on Logitech E2500

I'm currently trying to get webcam streaming to work on a Logitech E2500 with ffmpeg. Running the command gives me some kind of buffer length error. pi@raspberrypi ~/ffmpeg-dmo-1.0 $ sudo ...
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How can I share a video file during a webinar?

Here is the scenario: I have a number of remote employees around the globe. I want to have a video chatting session. No problem there. Halfway through, I want to shut off all camera video feeds and ...
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Why are the video and audio out-of-sync when I watch YouTube?

I have a 2-year old MacBook that works perfectly. I'm running Snow Leopard and I use Safari as my web browser. Whenever I watch videos on YouTube, the audio and video are out-of-sync. At the start of ...
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input composite video/audio to Skype?

I'd like to use and external composite video and stereo audio source as input Skype on my Windows desktop and laptop. I'd be starting out with three RCA connectors... Is there an RCA/audio two USB ...
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Java appears to be crashing video output/graphics card?

I don't even know how to phrase the question, so I've had very little luck with any kind of search. Every now and then at random intervals a few times a month, I'm watching a video on the internet ...
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How to stream netflix on fixed space on screen

I'm wondering if it's possible through any browsers or software to stream Netflix with a set size, minimal screen space used, but most importantly the "Always on top" functionality. Currently I just ...
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Best H.264 encoding settings to target low-bandwidth audience

We are building a video streaming website targeting audiences with 56kbps internet connection. We've chosen the H.264 codec to prepare the videos, now there are some challenges: 1) Should we use VBR ...
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Debugging choppy video playback on 2011 Macbook Pro

I'm trying to watch a sports highlight video on my 2011 Macbook Pro. I've got my computer set up to be about as fast as it can, apart from upgrading the 2.3 ghz processor - a solid state drive, 8GB of ...
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download video from a website that uses silverlight to stream live stuff?

since it's silverlight, probably rtmpdump etc are out of the way (correct me if I am wrong.) There are tons of software to download flash, but it's silverlight... and live! I am already aware about ...
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How to get QuickTime player to open a non-standard video stream?

On some sites there are video streams, such as this one, that I can open and view well using VLC, but on QuickTime player it doesn't load at all. How can I view it on QuickTime Player? (particularly ...
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Program like airvideo

Is there a program like airvideo for ipad, for the PC. That is, an app that can create a net tunnel and live transcode a video stream server to computer.
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Offloading video encoding to another processor for Live Streaming

So I've been trying to stream myself playing Starcraft 2 for community feedback and whatnot. I'm able to stream, but I suppose my hardware isn't quite fast enough to handle high quality encoding and ...