[Icecast] Re What HTML5 radio player do you use ?

michel memeteau michel.memeteau at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 07:15:26 PDT 2013


You are sûre it s using html5 and not flash?
Le 25 juil. 2013 16:13, "Tim Baker" <tim at tjbaker.co.uk> a écrit :

> Sorry forgot to say - Firefox 22 Mac 10.8
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> On 25 Jul 2013, at 15:11, michel memeteau <michel.memeteau at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> On which browser/ os?
> Le 25 juil. 2013 16:01, "Tim Baker" <tim at tjbaker.co.uk> a écrit :
>
>> Yes it disconnected after 1:52 on the player.
>>
>> On 25 Jul 2013, at 10:59, michel memeteau <michel.memeteau at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>> Hi everybody .
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>>
>> i'm testing html5media to move from flashonly to "works everywhere"
>> icecast webplayer.
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>> I have both my ogg and mp3 streams served by my page :
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>> http://www.radiogalere.org/ecoute/index.html
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>> and opus and aac in the works.
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>>
>> But I experience very frequent disconnection, do you confirm ?
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>> web perso : http://memeteau.org
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>> <xmpp%3Afreechelmi at jabber.fr>
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>> 2013/3/30 Tim Baker <tim at tjbaker.co.uk>
>>
>>> I used MediaElement.js - far from great (no tracknames) but it does
>>> usually work on mobile (Android, I don't have an IOS machine to text but I
>>> suspect it will be Ok)…problem is with HTML5 is it's spotty across the
>>> browsers even on Mac, and on Android pre 4.1 forget it - some work, some
>>> don't.
>>>
>>> Firefox for instance is HTML5 on paper, in reality because of file
>>> formats (MP3 support in HTML5 isn't supported yet like MP4 in video, or
>>> wasn't in previous versions...) you need a Flash fallback unless you want
>>> to simultaneously stream OGG and MP3 - given the fact very few of the
>>> directories and players support OGG I'm a little wary of devoting a stream
>>> to it. I'm sure it's wonderful yaddayaddayadda for the geeks but in a Flash
>>> streaming world, MP3 gets the shout(cast). seems to be much more compatible
>>> - my Pure Contour Internet radio can't play OGG for example, but does do
>>> AAC and MP3.
>>>
>>> So yes you do need a Flash fallback - I use MediaElement.js as part pf a
>>> Wordpress plugin. I wish it was more customisable…some of the others that
>>> purport to be HTML5 players don't seem to work, with a libShout or Icecast
>>> stream at all - JPlayer works but the skins are *awful* and I don't have
>>> the time to make one as it looks really hard, but JWPlayer refused to work
>>> with my stream. Shame because JWPlayer's HTML5 > Flash fallback is really
>>> good. The only other one I got to work but not with stream info is svnlabs
>>> HTML5 player. There is a free Wordpress plugin, but the rest are paid for,
>>> and you can't redesign or customise it, which makes it a little pointless.
>>>
>>> The other one I've come across which is Flash but seems to have
>>> mobile-HTML5 solution (?) is Streema. If you register your station they
>>> have a free player, which seems to work really well - I thought only Flash
>>> but looking at the code it seems to be HTML based…might be wrong, but I
>>> couldn't find any SWF or Silverlight in the code.
>>>
>>> Hope this helps
>>>
>>> Tim
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