[FFmpeg-user] How can I expose an rtsp stream using ffmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 14:14:04 EET 2018

2018-12-05 10:38 GMT+01:00, Agniva De Sarker <agniva.quicksilver at gmail.com>:
> I have a stream of images coming from an another application which I am
> streaming to ffmpeg from a pipe. Now I want to expose this stream as an
> rtsp stream encoded with .h264.
> I can do the stream using something like this -
> https://video.stackexchange.com/questions/12961/ffmpeg-input-from-images-stream-out-video
> I see that using ffserver, I can create the rtsp stream. (
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/26999595/what-steps-are-needed-to-stream-rtsp-from-ffmpeg).
> But ffserver seems to be discontinued. So what is the best option in this
> scenario ?
> In short, I have a stream of images, which I want to compress using h.264
> and send off as an rtsp stream. Is it possible natively using ffmpeg ?

What did you try?

$ ffmpeg -i - -vcodec h264 rtsp://

Carl Eugen

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