[FFmpeg-trac] #7457(ffplay:closed): FFplay slow youtube streaming

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Fri Sep 28 22:12:49 EEST 2018

#7457: FFplay slow youtube streaming
             Reporter:  chenrios    |                    Owner:
                 Type:  defect      |                   Status:  closed
             Priority:  normal      |                Component:  ffplay
              Version:  git-master  |               Resolution:  invalid
             Keywords:              |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:              |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0           |
Changes (by cus):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => invalid


 Youtube is rate limiting download speed, and the video has parts which
 have a larger bitrate then the rate limit. So it won't work with other
 players either. Even happens on chrome after roughly 1:10. Wget also can't
 get a faster download speed after the initial "burst".

 You may use -infbuf with ffplay to make it buffer as much data as
 possible, but you will still run out of data eventually.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/7457#comment:1>
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