[Icecast] Stream HD video

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 17:07:32 UTC 2010

Thanks both of you for yours replys.

I change my video source to theora with this comand: ffmpeg -i in.wmv
-vcodec libtheora -sameq -acodec libvorbis -ac 2 -sameq out.ogg

Now I have a theora video. How can I stream this video with Icecast2?
Is there any guide?

Thanks for all and best regards.

2010/8/12 E Ferguson Earnshaw <ferguson.earnshaw at gmail.com>:
> I agree I have not seen any H264 streaming info for icecast2.
> If you are however interested in using ogg/vorbis (Theora) look up Theora
> Streaming Studio in the Theora Cookbook and it will give you some info.
> Additionally if you wish to script this task you can look up the info on the
> three commands TSS wraps, specifically dvgrab/ffmpeg2theora/oggfwd. if your
> source file is in a h264 medium you should be able to transcode it to ogg in
> this fashion.
> If H264 however does exist please correct me as I would like to see any work
> done with it for future reference.
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Jonathan Nalley <jnalley at jnalley.com>
> wrote:
>> i'm relatively new to icecast as well but so far as I understand, i
>> don't think icecast will work with H.264.  Most of the documentation
>> and information i've seen suggests that the best (and maybe only?)
>> video codec that icecast will stream and manage is (the more
>> patent-free) Theora codec.
>> Someone please feel free to correct me if i've misspoken.
>> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Josu Lazkano <josu.lazkano at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hello everybody, I am new on this mail-list. I want to try to config a
>> > HD video stream server on my LAN. I use Debian Squeeze OS and the idea
>> > is to use H.264 video codec.
>> >
>> > I just install Icecast2 on a Debian Lenny server and it works great
>> > with a OGG audio playlist. I have lost of questions about it:
>> >
>> > 1. Is possible to configure Icecast2 to stream video as LiveTV?
>> >
>> > 2. Which will be the best client (GNU/Linux) to decode and play the
>> > stream? I have VDPAU capable video card.
>> >
>> > I am going to continue reading the forum and howtos on the net.
>> >
>> > Thanks for all and best regards.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Josu Lazkano
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