[Icecast] Streaming issue with IOS and Safari
peter at whisker.org.uk
Mon Oct 19 08:43:08 UTC 2020
Safari is a problem for a lot of things and Apple are not keeping it up
to date properly. The best action is to replace it with proper browser
software such as Firefox or Chrome.
On 16/10/2020 15:35, Cal Thixton wrote:
> Has anyone seen any improvement with iOS14?
>> On Sep 28, 2020, at 4:25 PM, webmaster at berean-biblechurch.org wrote:
>> We had only MP3 for a long time, and all iOS users could listen. I don't think iOS likes OGG.
>> We also advertise the VLC app in case someone has an issue with the web player.
>> On 2020-09-25 16:04, Jordan Erickson wrote:
>>> I would guess it has to do with the codec/format of your stream being
>>> incompatible with iOS/Safari. What codec are you using? Have you checked
>>> to see whether iOS/Safari supports it?
>>> Unfortunately there's no 'silver bullet', so to speak, with choosing
>>> codecs that are 100% supported by all browsers on all platforms. You can
>>> provide multiple streams (for instance, one Ogg/Vorbis and another MP3)
>>> that would cover the majority of them - but IMHO the only way to ensure
>>> compatibility is to provide your own app that has support for your
>>> specific stream(s).
>>> As an aside, VLC is an app that supports most codecs fairly well.
>>> Jordan Erickson
>>> On 9/25/20 11:10 AM, Damien GENESTE wrote:
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>> Thank you for Icecast, it's a very good product.
>>>> I have an issue with people using IOS and Safari. They can't listen my
>>>> webradio. I'm using icecast and liquidsoap, it's working perfectly for
>>>> everyone except for IOS users with Safari.
>>>> Could you help me please ?
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