[FFmpeg-user] Can the rtmp stream published by Flash Media Encoder be read by ffmpeg?

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 24 18:37:23 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 5:25 PM,  <paulj at fastmail.es> wrote:
>         Funny you should ask that :-), since I asked the exact same question a few days ago.
> From my research, you can NOT just use ffmpeg to listen on a port and get the RTMP
> stream; Flash Media Live Encoder expects something... else (don't know exactly what, would
> love to be enlightened). Thus, you need a  proper RTMP server to listen to its stream.

You asked the same question a few days ago, but didn't respond to my
comment that netcat can be used to listen on a port and feed the data
to ffmpeg over a pipe. I see no reason why that should not work.



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