[Icecast] Can't play from iPhone

Marvin Scholz epirat07 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 06:05:13 UTC 2020

Safari is not able to demux Ogg natively and can not play Vorbis
at all. So your best bet is to offer a second stream that is a
transcode to AAC or MP3.

On 15 Jun 2020, at 3:55, Kurt Fitzner wrote:

> I am having a terrible time getting an iPhone to connect to my stream.
> I am trying to connect through just a normal web browser (Safari) to my
> icecast 2.4.4 server.  When I connect to the web page, the iphone
> doesn't see the <audio> tag on the stream.  I think safari doesn't
> recognize application/ogg as a mime type, which is what icecast 2.4.4's
> web server puts on it.  When I try and link directly to the stream, the
> best I can get is the message where Safari asks me if I want to download
> public.ogg.
> The streaming app I am using supports vorbis and opus but neither work.
> Here is my ogg mount:
>     <mount>
>         <mount-name>/public.ogg</mount-name>
>         <stream-name>Public</stream-name>
>         <stream-description>Public broadcast</stream-description>
>         <max-listeners>100</max-listeners>
>         <genre>Public</genre>
>         <type>audio/ogg</type>
>         <subtype>vorbis</subtype>
>         <public>1</public>
>         <hidden>0</hidden>
> <dump-file>/etc/icecast2/recordings/public_%F-%H%M%S.ogg</dump-file>
>     </mount>
> Is there a trick for iPhone?
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