[MPlayer-users] Video glitches when trying to play UDP Stream

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 27 12:16:46 CET 2015

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Prabashwara Seneviratne
<prabash.s at outlook.com> wrote:
> Hello
> For sometime now, my ISP has been providing a IPTV service, through a set top box that connects to a fixed port on an ADSL router. After sniffing traffic between the set top box and the router, I was able to figure out that the IPTV service was provided through a UDP Multicast Stream, with different multicast addresses for tuning into different channels.
> While I am able to watch this video stream using mplayer, the stream is heavily glitched/corrupted although it is perfectly fine on the set top box.
> Here is the terminal log along with the command I used to watch the stream
> bash at Bash-UW2:~$ mplayer -cache 2048  udp://
> MPlayer 1.1-4.8 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team

Very old binary.

> libavformat version 54.20.4 (external)
> Mismatching header version 54.20.3

Very old binary with mismatched libraries.

This mplayer is 3+ years old, and so you are probably reporting a bug
that has already been fixed.

Does it work correctly if you use a recent version?



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