[Icecast] Streaming issue with IOS and Safari

webmaster at berean-biblechurch.org webmaster at berean-biblechurch.org
Mon Sep 28 21:25:38 UTC 2020


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.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 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 ?
>> 
>> BR,
>> 
>> *Ceelo*
>> 
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