[rtmpdump] Piping output to gstreamer / mplayer etc?

Monsieur Video monsieurvideo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 09:16:17 CET 2010

On Thursday, January 28, 2010,  <hyc at highlandsun.com> wrote:
> Frankly I don't think this is even necessary. I watch streams as they're
> downloading, all the time. "rtmpdump -o xx.flv" in one process, and
> "mplayer xx.flv" in a separate session. As long as the download speed
> is faster than the playback rate, you're fine.

This is basically the appoach the -p option in get-flash-videos takes.
mplayer is fine with it, although it possibly doesn't make sense for
live streams.

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