[Live-devel] Streaming AVI files
finlayson at live.com
Fri Mar 4 22:10:14 PST 2005
>1) How can i stream AVI files? Is there any sample program to stream AVI
No, not yet.
>If i have to create my own class can you please guide me? Basically i
>want to use the testOnDemandRTSPServer to stream AVI files also.
If you're *really* interested in doing this, you could look at how MPEG
Program Stream files are demultiplexed and streamed on demand. Be warned,
though, that this code is non-trivial. In particular, you would need AVI
equivalents to each of the following classes:
>2) As Quick Time player is not able to play the MP3 files is ther any
>other way to stream the MP3 files? like converting the format to WAV
>and send it?
You could do this, but it would require writing a new filter class that
decoded the MP3 data into raw PCM before streaming it. Of course, this
would increase the network bandwidth considerable. So, needless to say, I
don't recommend this. Instead, just use another media player that's not
broken (e.g., VLC).
>3) I am in need of a simple RTSP client with GUI which can support
>different media formats and also should be able to play the streams
>sent using RTSP/RTP with LIVE.COM libraries. Is any of the sample
>programs can help in this? I checked the VLC player which is
>supporting live.com libraries. But the code is too huge. I need a
VLC is the media player that I recommend. If you feel its code is too
large, then you can remove functionality that you don't need.
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