[FFmpeg-user] FFmpeg muxing over HTTP

wolfe.t.glenn wolfe.t.glenn at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 17:21:15 EET 2019

Even when I run this command:

`ffmpeg -re -i hq-video.mp4 -c:v libx264 -an -s 1280x720 -f h264

It is still sending the data only over *TCP*. Why is this the case??

How can I just get FFmpeg to send the data over *HTTP*??

On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 3:57 AM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2019-03-14 6:51 GMT+01:00, Glenn W <wolfe.t.glenn at gmail.com>:
> > I need to SEND h264 packets efficiently as possible, and
> > over HTTP.
> Then why don't you send AnnexB? It seems hard to believe
> that it has more overhead than rtsp...
> > I don't understand why this should not be possible, as FFmpeg
> > can use RTSP protocol to request over HTTP when demuxing.
> (That's not exactly a strong argument...)
> Carl Eugen
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