[Icecast] live mpeg4 input
engineermike at mindspring.com
Sun May 23 17:55:50 PDT 2010
I streamed Mpeg4 via QuickTime for several years using the encoder and
Helios server. Worked great with a QT player so it can be done but I don't
know of a way to do it for free.
From: icecast-bounces at xiph.org [mailto:icecast-bounces at xiph.org] On Behalf
Of xiphmont at xiph.org
Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2010 6:29 PM
To: Olav Kvittem
Cc: icecast at xiph.org
Subject: Re: [Icecast] live mpeg4 input
You can't, actually; the mp4 format has no provision for live
streaming. It has to provide complete framing for a file up-front
before video data delivery begins.
You'll have to use VP6 or some other solution such as HTML5 with Ogg
video. Soon, WebM will also be able to do this.
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