[MPlayer-users] Re: how to stream .NSV video files (WinAmp-Nullsoft ones)

Compn tempn at twmi.rr.com
Mon Apr 12 15:00:28 CEST 2004

>> > It's not a codec problem. NSV usually transports vp3 video and mp3
>> > audio. MPlayer is not able to demux the NSV file.
>> > NSV support was added to MPlayer G2, put never backported to MPlayer
>> > G1. G2 is still in early developement phase.
>> Attempting to play that URL ( with the
>> current test-play version of MPlayer-G2 results in a cascade of
>> try-and-fail with various demuxers, including one labeled [nsv]. It
>> eventually identifies it as "[mpeg] MPEG TS/PS/PES/ES Audio and/or
>> Video", but doesn't play anything.
>IIRC from the last time I was using WinAmp, the *NTV sessions* channels
>(and several others) were being streamed over NSV using the VP6 codec.
>I've been trying (in vain, I fear) to find something *not on windows*
>that will play NSV streams.  Xine at least can play the audio
>component of the stream--no video though.
>At any given time there are 130-140 streams going according to the
>winamp media browser, and most of them are in pretty good demand.

nsv patch for mplayer ;)

it works, have fun :) should be in cvs soon ;\

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