[FFmpeg-user] How To Play YouTube Videos using FFPLAy

Lou lou at lrcd.com
Sun Nov 30 20:13:37 CET 2014

On Sun, Nov 30, 2014, at 06:31 AM, kranthi kumar wrote:
> Hi,
> This is very Important to me, for playing or receiving live streaming
> videos from YouTube .So,please tell me How to play YouTube videos using
> FFplay.
> I would also like to  know how to re-stream Video to local servers from
> YouTube using UDP protocol .
> I Tried " [b]ffplay -i http://youtube.com/xxxxxx[/b] " for just playing
> YouTube live streaming video. but I'm getting TSL and Input/Output error.
> So,please give a solution for the above.

If your build supports libquvi then you may be able to just do:

ffplay http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxxxxx

However I haven't tried it myself.

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