Questions tagged [streaming]

Transfer of data, usually audio or video, that allows the end user to consume the content without having to fully download a data file first.

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Stream music files from a Windows PC to iPhone

My PC running Windows 10 has a folder with ~20k songs in a variety of formats. I wish to stream these audio files to my iPhone while I am out and about. I also need to be able to conveniently sort and ...
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Problems in Twitch streaming on Mac

I was streaming on Twitch right now from my macOS. The game gave me a decent 60FPS with all the graphics on. However, when I saw a clip of the stream, the video was having barely like 0.5FPS. See the ...
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How can I create video loopback devices on OS X? Is there a Mac equivalent of v4l2loopback?

In Linux, I can use v4l2loopback to create virtual devices and use them as video inputs/outputs. Is there an equivalent toolset for OS X? How does one create multiple streams of videos on MacBook?
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Convert m3u8 to mp4 on mac

I'm trying to convert m3u8 to mp4 on a Mac. I have followed the instructions of a person who does it using VLC in Windows, however I can not find the option in the mac version. Media -> Open Network ...
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Can the amount of power Pandora uses be reduced?

My iPhone 8 is about a year old. I've run this test several times on it, recently, and months ago. I'm getting the same results I got on my old iPhone 6s. In my testing, I've used Apple Music, ...
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Screen starts flickering when in streaming

I have this problem that now I am really getting bothered from it. It always starts when I am streaming something on the web like YouTube videos and open other programs which I have to work with like ...
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Watch Mac's iSight (webcam) on another Mac over LAN

I have two Macs (A MacBook Air, and a MacBook Pro). Now, I'd like to view the live picture of the webcam of one MacBook on the other. (So, I'd like to stream my webcam or, equivalently use my iSight ...
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Can I stream audio from ps4 to MacBook Pro via bluetooth transmitter?

If no, are there any ways to do that? The thing is, I'm planning to buy 2 homepods, but, except using them as an audio output for iPhone and MacBook Pro, I would like to use it also as an audio output ...
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How does AirPlay handle with multiple source devices?

I have a bluetooth speaker and switching between two sources (Mac and iPhone) is a painful two-step process where it's required to disconnect the first device before a new connection can be made. ...
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Stream Netflix movie from iPhone to Mac

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro and an iPhone 8. I use Netflix app on my iPhone and have downloaded a movie in it for offline viewing. Is there a way for me to stream the movie on my iPhone onto my MacBook?...
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Does iPod Touch cache streamed Apple Music?

I listened to (streamed) music from Apple Music on an iPod Touch. I have not selected music to automatically download. Days later, when listening to a playlist while offline, one of the tracks I ...
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“Airplay 2” to a Mac?

I have software (Reflector 2 and Airserver) that allow me to stream over AirPlay 1 from my iOS device. However, AirPlay 1 does not allow me to use the multiple device feature built into AirPlay 2. I ...
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How to stream audio using FFMPEG?

Building on @Allan's answer, I'm trying to redirect the ffmpeg output to a server. $ ffmpeg -f avfoundation -i ":1" -t 10 - | ssh user@host .... - But I get the following error message: "At ...
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Why are some streaming players not playing no matter how long you wait?

Unfortunately, most streaming players I'm currently using, except YouTube, have this exact same problem. Sometimes they simply don't play, even though they should have been loaded far enough. But in ...
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How to stream a M3U file on iOS devices?

I'm managing a lot of favourite internet radio stations in a m3u file that is stored on my Dropbox to use it on several devices, but I have problems to play this on my iOS device. So far, I was ...
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Does the HomePod offer 3rd-party apps?

Does the Apple HomePod speaker system support additional functionality through third-party apps? For example, will I be able to stream services such as SomaFM through a HomePod unit?
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iTunes store purchased media items: usability in another country?

An Apple account with a Canadian billing address and payment method is used to buy movies on the Canadian iTunes store. Will an Apple TV 4k located physically in another country (say, Vietnam) be able ...
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Streaming Content from Family Purchase

I have iTunes family sharing with several members of my family. Apple TV: I see the TV shows and movies I've purchased and I can stream them. I can also see the purchases from other members of my ...
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macOS : stream a “false” prerecorded image/video to my webcam

I want to feed my webcam with a "false" prerecorded image/video (as allowed camcamx soft on mac). How to do ? Do you know a method or software? An alternative to camcamx ? I use MacOS 10.11 Sierra ...
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How to stream from mac to a DLNA Renderer?

I've been wondering if theres an App for this. Pointing that the target device does not browse DLNA servers, it just receives a targeted streaming. In case anyone is wondering, it's a UC46 Mini ...
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“Internet Radio” gone from iTunes 12.7

The "Internet Radio" feature to stream from hundreds of suggested URLs around the world, and allowing me to add my own URL for a stream, is gone from iTunes 12.7. Did Apple move this feature to a ...
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How to use `adb shell screenrecord --output-format=h264` together with VLC

I am trying to set up a live stream showing the screen of my Android phone. When I tried adb shell screenrecord --output-format=h264 | /Applications/vlc.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC VLC will start but ...
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What is the good software to watch live stream (.ogg file) from the internet, on Macbook?

What is the good software to watch live stream (.ogg file) from the internet, on Macbook? I tried VLC player, but it doesn't work for http://www.b92.net/tv/uzivo.php .What can you recommend?
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Show streaming video to a LG Smart TV

I'd like to broadcast videos seen on common web sites (like CNN and such) to my LG Smart TV. I know I could use dlna or protocols like that to stream a local video file on the TV, but haven't yet ...
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Possible to record audio output streaming from other apps?

Looking to record any audio that streams on my device. Are there any apps that are capable of doing this for ALL audio? (Im not interested in radio station apps that record radio stations only). I am ...
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In Sierra, did Apple remove the ability to play HLS streams in Quicktime Player?

For years, I've been able to use Quicktime to play live HLS video streams such as http://hls.twit.tv/flosoft/mp4:twitStream_720/playlist.m3u8. I open Quicktime, go to File -> Open Location, and paste ...
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What is the current method to set a larger cache size for VLC player on a Mac?

What is the current way to set the cache size to 10 or 20 seconds so that the video over network won't lag? Details: I have an NAS, and use it as a file server. Sometimes when I stream some files ...
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How can I stream all audio from my Mac to my Android phone?

I'm sick of switching my headphone jack from my Mac to phone and vice versa. Is there any way to stream all audio playing on my Mac to my Android phone, so I can hear any audio from either my Mac or ...
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Is it possible to stream Pandora over wi-fi on a sleeping MacBook Pro under El Capitan?

To slightly rephrase the question, should it be necessary to disable HD sleep in the Energy Saver pane as a means to maintain a live wi-fi connection as the computer becomes idle and enters sleep? ...
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Chromecast receiver for OSX

Is there a working Chromecast receiver for OSX. ie I could send audio or video from a phone or another PC to stream on there laptop? I know there were some experiments previously, but not sure ...
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Why does AirPlay disconnect when opening Pokemon Go?

I use Plex to watch TV/Movies (which stream from my home network) and I AirPlay it to my Apple TV. When AirPlaying, I have no problem navigating away to check my messages, etc. However when I open ...
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How to connect Smart TV to Time Capsule?

I want to be able to copy movies on a Time Capsule and watch them on my Smart TV (Philips 32PFH5500) without the computer on. How can I set this up?
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Is there a simple way to temporarily grant network access to a single application?

Is it possible to only allow one single application to access the network connection, excluding all other applications from generating network traffic. Streaming video or music locally over the ...
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How to stream live Apple Event on Apple TV (4th gen)?

Apple provides this web page announces live streaming for tomorrow’s Apple Event on 2016-03-21. Join us here on March 21 at 10 a.m. PDT to watch the keynote live. Requirements: Live ...
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Make iOS 6 device (iPod Touch) DLNA renderer

We got an unused, semi-broken iPod Touch lying around. I would like to make it a DLNA renderer, so i can stream music TO the iPod, which is connected to the Audio-Amp. People often get the terminology ...
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Bluetooth audio choppy/skips on El Capitan

I'm using the music receiver bluetooth TP-Link HA100 and when doing streaming from Spotify or iTunes the audio has clicks in and out and skips like a scratched CD. Simply unusable. I'm on MacBookPro ...
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Stream from Mac to Samsung UN32J5205AFXZA

Environment MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011) OS X 10.10.5 Samsung TV UN32J5205AFXZA Both devices working on a 1,000 Mbps home network Problem I am trying to stream video from the Mac to the TV but ...
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Streaming iMac's Audio to iPad

I want to stream all audio output from my iMac to iPad. By the way, I know, there are only app which named Airfoil for that functionality. But I'm searching inexpensive alternatives. So do you know ...
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How to stream video with subtitles from computer to Ipad? [closed]

I would like to stream some movies with downloaded subtitles from my hard drive to my IPad mini. What are some ways I can achieve that solution? I use Ubuntu 15.10 or Windows and my IPad is updated ...
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App to stream photos from my Network share to SmartTV via iPhone

I have photos on my network drive. I want to stream them to a SmartTV; something like: On my iPhone Open network share Find folder with pics Stream to DLNA/SmartTV The only app I've found so far is ...
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How can I stream tv shows on my iPhone 5s (without downloading)?

I've looked everywhere for an answer to my question but I can't seem to find one: I'm trying to watch a tv show on my iPhone 5s that I bought on my account via the computer. However, the only way it ...
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Is there any way to stream audio and video files from Windows laptop to iPhone 6 plus at anytime with my own wifi hotspot?

I have a iPhone 6 plus and a laptop with wifi. I just need to stream audio and video files from Windows Laptop at anytime with my own wifi hotspot. My workarounds: Have tried VLC Streamer but it ...
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Canon SLR photos not uploading from iPhoto to Photo Stream

I uploaded photos from my Canon SLR camera to my iPhoto library last night at 7pm and it is the next day (3pm) and my photos have yet to show up in my Photo Stream album. I have taken pictures with ...
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ExtremeCap U3, RECentral, and El Capitan

I recently upgraded to El Capitan and RECentral, the streaming application I use to play my Wii U on my iMac, no longer starts up reliably. Sometimes it just beachballs for 10 minutes until an image ...
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copy the link of the current played video/stream in iOS

Is it possible to copy the link of the current played video/stream in iOS in the Safari or another 3rd party Browser? Have a look at the screenshot below in the bottom left corner. In OS X I'm able ...
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Audio Formats That Function With Multiple Streaming Devices/Software?

I'd like to know which audio encoding format(s), as part of a video container file, will stream with all of the following devices/apps: Apple TV 3 Roku 3 LG 2012 Smart TV MediaLink (Plex front end) ...
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How to determine what kind of Safari plug-in for streaming video is missing?

Platform: Yosemite 10.10.4; MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). I can't succeed to open properly certain video streaming sites, like in following link example: http://www.freeintertv.com/view/id-1006/...
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Any way to force download from AFP as opposed to streaming?

I have a Yosemite file server that I use to host video files I've taken on my GoPro to various friends and family who want them. Unfortunately, asking "please download them (aka drag them to your ...
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Play torrented video while downloading in uTorrent

I've seen this feature is available in uTorrent 3.0, but the mac version is only 1.8.7? How do I play torrents while they download on OS X?
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Stream a Video URL to Apple TV

I know that, for example, when I'm playing a video in YouTube on my iPhone then I AirPlay it to Apple TV, iPhone simply pass video link to Apple TV than iPhone works only as remote (in fact, turning ...