[FFmpeg-user] HTML5 live streaming

JoelB onephatcat at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 21 05:45:43 CEST 2013

Usually a segmented stream URL ends with .m3u8 so for ios, you just give the user a link to that m3u8 playlist URL and if you have a valid stream, the phone will just play it.


Would probably be the res

Sent from my iPhone

On Apr 20, 2013, at 5:35 PM, Ricardo Kleemann <ricardo at americasnet.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been searching around for solutions to use ffmpeg to do live streaming
> to html5.
> I understand that for iOS I need a segmenter?
> I've installed the latest ffmpeg and also m3u8-segmenter from git, but I'm
> not really sure how to use it. The m3u8-segmenter site has an example like
> this:
> ffmpeg -loglevel quiet  -i big_buck_bunny.ogv -f mpegts - | \
>  m3u8-segmenter -i - -d 10 -p tmp/big_buck_bunny -m tmp/big_buck.m3u8
> -u http://inodes.org/bigbuck/
> But in terms of an HTML5 page source, how would I access the stream that is
> being generated by the segmenter?
> Is there a simpler way to use ffmpeg for live streaming?
> thanks
> Ricardo
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