[theora] Does ogg can be "multicasted"?

Pandu Rakimanputra pandu.rakiman at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 10:32:13 PST 2009

2009/12/2 Wim Taymans <wim.taymans at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 19:31 +0700, Pandu Rakimanputra wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> My name is Pandu, I'm from INdonesia. I just joined this mailing list
>> two days ago. I'm doing my final project in my college, my final
>> project is about streaming ogg video (using theora of course).
>> I've already search about how to create multicast stream with ogg and
>> software which can do that, but I found nothing. So, back to my
>> subject, does ogg can be "multicasted"?
> I suppose you mean sending ogg inside RTP over a UDP multicast network.
> No RTP payload has been defined for ogg itself but theora and vorbis
> do.
> There is an RTSP library (and some example apps) built on top of
> gstreamer that you can use for streaming theora/vorbis here:
> http://people.freedesktop.org/~wtay/
> Alternatively you don't need an RTSP server if you are going send stuff
> over UDP multicast. You could write an gst-launch line to start a sender
> and then use an SDP file on a server somewhere to make a client join the
> multicast group and receive the file.
> Regards,
> Wim
>> Thx before, and sorry for my english.
>> Pandu
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I also used icecast as my unicast streaming server. But i need a
streaming server for multicast. I've tried VLC. It's works good (on
multicasting video) with mp4, but i've no luck with ogg

100% Correct...:D

Thx for your answer. It's very helpful.

Anyway, thx for all answer..


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