[Mplayer-users] Streams on mplayer

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Aug 24 14:35:40 CEST 2001

On Friday, 24. August 2001 10:12, Risto Virtanen wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed the mplayer 0.18, and it works just fine with the asf/wmv
> videoclips I have on my harddisk.
> But ofcourse I want something more!
> Is it also possible to watch realtime streaming movies from the
> internet with mplayer? 'mplayer -vo x11 -' takes input from STDIN, and I
> have a piece of sw which takes UDP packets out of eth-interface and
> directs them to STDOUT, but mplayer refused to play the 'stream'. MS
> MediaPlayer uses a .nsc file to inform the player about the stream format,
> but that file is uncomprehensible to humans.
> Anybody tried it?
you can use wget or ./configure --enable-streaming (unfinished!), in second 
case give a http url to mplayer. The wget stuff is described in the mplayer 
> Risto Virtanen
Best Regards,

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