[FFmpeg-user] HTML5 live streaming

Pavel Koshevoy pkoshevoy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 22 05:44:02 CEST 2013

On 4/21/13 9:40 PM, Pavel Koshevoy wrote:
> On 4/21/13 9:11 PM, Ricardo Kleemann wrote:
>> Alright...
>> but back to my original question. I got the ffmpeg segmenter to work. 
>> I can
>> playback via VLC.
>> But it still does not work for HTML5 <video> tag. I keep getting "cannot
>> decode" in iPad.
> Try opening the m3u8 URL directly in Safari, without embedding it in 
> an web page in <video> tag.  That, at least, should work on iOS 
> devices.  What leads you to believe that <video> tag supports apple 
> adaptive streaming anyway?
> As far as I know with <video> tag you can only reasonably expect 
> non-fragmented mp4 files and webm files to work (mp4s in Chrome, IE9+, 
> Safari, webm in Chrome and Firefox).  Also, make sure the mp4s are 
> h264 with YUV in 16-236 spec (not full swing), otherwise Chrome won't 
> play it.

I meant 16-235 Y, 16-240 UV.  In my testing 0-255 (full swing) YUV h264 
wouldn't play in Chrome.


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