[MPlayer-users] receive from ffmpeg tcp

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Nov 20 18:48:29 CET 2013

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 06:39:54PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 10:27:00AM -0700, Roger Pack wrote:
> > (as a side note, it might be nice if mplayer were able to "listen" on
> > ports, equivalent to FFmpeg's tcp://
> Did you try
> mplayer ffmpeg://tcp://
> ?
> Not there is much point since it shouldn't really do
> anything different than
> nc -l -p 2000 | mplayer -
> So it kind of is just code duplication unless you intend to stream video
> at > 100 MBit/s.

Also to answer your original question: RTSP over TCP as just one
Also any streaming protocol that doesn't offer TCP as an alternative
is one that's fairly useless for internet distribution.
There's too many people behind routers, firewalls or
NATs that never have and never will let a single UDP packet through.

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