[FFmpeg-user] stream hls from ffmpeg via media-server to TV

Thomas Schmiedl thomas.schmiedl at web.de
Fri Jan 12 15:22:51 EET 2018

The option "-f mpegts" doesn't work. Could someone test this with 
xupnpd2 and a Panasonic-TV from 2012/2013? Maybe a DLNA issue?

Best regards,

Am 11.01.2018 um 15:55 schrieb Moritz Barsnick:
> On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 14:44:11 +0100, Thomas Schmiedl wrote:
>> xupnpd2 doesn't support https,
> Wow. Welcome to the 21st century.
>> so my idea is to receive the hls-stream in ffmpeg.
> Should work.
>> ffmpeg -i https://hddn01.skylinewebcams.com/live.m3u8?a=<variable-string> -c copy -f mpeg -listen 1 http://<private-ip>:1234
> [...]
>> The stream is displayed on PC (vlc-player) without problems, but the TV
>> doesn't display it.
> VLC is very tolerant in terms of what it accepts (partly thanks to
> libavformat and libavcodec, but also their own implementations). But
> what you are sending with "-f mpeg" is an MPEG Program Stream (as meant
> for files and e.g. for VOB files on DVDs). Most streaming receivers
> won't accept this, but should instead be fine with the format MPEG
> *Transport* Stream. Thus please use "-f mpegts" and it should work. :-)
> Cheers,
> Moritz
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