[Icecast] Icecast AAC FLV Container

dtouch3d completely dtouch3d at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 09:06:38 PST 2014


Thanks a lot. Indeed with Flash going away there is no reason for hacks. I
will give Muses a try.

On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 6:34 PM, "Thomas B. Rücker" <thomas at ruecker.fi>
wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On 12/14/2014 04:23 PM, dtouch3d completely wrote:
> > I am using Icecast v2.4.1 to to stream AAC audio to web clients
> > through jPlayer. If HTML5 is not supported then it uses Flash Player.
> >
> > The problem is that Flash player does not play AAC streams as is, and
> > from a quick google search someonw suggested I append "?type=.flv" to
> > the url. I cannot make it work though as whatever I request, I get a
> > response with mime type "audio/aac".
>
> The FLV hack only exists in the KH version maintained by Karl.
>
> In case of missing <audio> support, I'd personally recommend to fall
> back to something like the Muses player:
> https://www.muses.org/
> It supports AAC, if you must use AAC.
>
> In a world where Flash is finally going away, I don't think there is a
> reason for us to support the FLV hack, especially as the above
> workaround exists. Muses is even open source!
>
> HTH & Cheers
>
> Thomas
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