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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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Any way to add playlists with Apple Music streaming content to Apple Music library from command-line?

It's straightforward to add m3u playlists of locally-stored files to the Apple Music app from the command-line. Is there any way to create and add a playlist of streaming content to the library, for ...
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Safari does not stream certain video

I cannot play certain video streaming in Safari, while there is no problem in FireFox and Chrome. The platform is iMac 2012 OSX 14.3 (OCLP). On iOS there is no problem.The error is 'playback video ...
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What is the difference between these two casting options on macbook?

I am using a MacBook and casting to my TV via Elmedia Player. There are always these two options, which seem to do exactly the same thing.
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How to ask HomePod to play a specific stream

I would like my HomePod (2nd gen.) to play this specific stream: Calm by Classical King FM radio. Quoting their their web site: Smart Speakers To access Classical KING on your smart speaker, use the ...
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iPhone causes latency issues when streaming on my Samsung TV

If I am watching a 2k or 4K movie stream with a Firestick on my Samsung TV, it immediately goes into a stutter/lag if my wife opens up YouTube, Facebook or Messenger on her iPhone 13 Pro. Once she ...
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How to identify the bitrate of audio streaming to HomePod

On a HomePod (2nd generation) I often stream (a) radio stations such as KNKX FM, and (b) music services such as SomaFM. Is there way to inspect the bit-rate and compression method (such as AAC) of the ...
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When mirroring the screen on a Mac to AppleTV, can the Mac built-in monitor be shut off?

Is there a way to, when mirroring the screen on a Mac to AppleTV, to have the Mac built-in monitor shut off? It is a waste of energy to have both monitors on when I'm watching a movie. (If it's ...
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Record Audio from an Android Phone on MacBook Pro

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro , Ventura OS. I have an audio captured through Dolby-on on a Samsung Android Phone. I could not export the audio file from the android phone but it only allows to playback on ...
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How to stream a M3U file on iOS devices in background?

Years ago I asked how to stream m3u radio files (music) on the iPhone. Revisiting my question from the past, none of the IPTV players allow to play the music when the app is in the background / when ...
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How do I stream audio to my HomePod minis without using Apple TV?

I have a pair of HomePod minis connected to an Apple TV 4K, which is connected to a projector. Is there a way to stream directly to the HomePod minis from my iPhone without “waking up” the Apple TV ...
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How to play a movie on a MacBook using a multimedia projector for output?

At our school there are (not smart) BenQ multimedia projectors in every classrom, every one of these is connected to an AppleTV (AppleTVs are not connected to WiFi) via HDMI cable and more and more ...
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How do I fix these issues for my segmented video files?

I'm using an .m3u8 file uploaded to Amazon Web Services for HLS streaming. When I create an HLS report for it, it shows that there are several must fix issues present. I'm fairly new to validating and ...
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Every major video streaming app stopped working collectively on iOS

YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ among others aren't loading video on my iPhone and many user's updated iOS. And I'm trying to get to the bottom as much as I can to contribute to solve the ...
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EOS Webcam Utility not working with Slack

I have installed the EOS Webcam Utility from the Canon website. After plugging in my camera (Canon M50 Mark II), it works great with OBS software, Google Hangouts and Skype, but not with Slack. Slack ...
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How to stream your ipad screen via standard streaming protocol

I want a solution to stream iPad screen wirelessly to anywhere I want (especially video chats). The solution should rely only on some standard protocols like rtsp or some other (I’m new to streaming ...
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Get audio variants (dolby, lossless, AAC) of songs in apple music library using apple script

Apple Music API can return all audioVariants of a song. I'm trying to get this info using apple script but unable to figure out. I need the highlighted information (Dolby Atmos, Lossless Audio, AAC ...
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Can iTunes for Windows play 4K movies that purchased from iTunes Store?

I rented a 4K movie from iTunes Store in iTunes for Windows. But the resolution seemed not to be 4K when it started playing. (My monitor is 2K) I checked the preferences of iTunes and found something ...
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What are the options to stream my laptop screen to HDMI?

This is a follow up question to this: Why doesn't my setup of using a screen with an apple monitor work, and how do I debug it? I gave up on the idea of using this KVM for now, but I am starting ...
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How do I debug (suspected) HDCP issues?

I have a 2021 14" MacBook Pro running macOS 12.4 (21F79) that won't display streaming video in Safari when connected (Thunderbolt) to a LG UltraFine 5K display. It does the classic thing of ...
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How to capture video stream of iOS Simulator (Xcode 13)

I'm searching for a way to capture iOS Simulator video stream. Video record can be done by xcrun simctl io recordVideo name.ext but how can I capture the stream?
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How do you delay video playback relative to audio transmitted via bluetooth from Mac to sync with audio played via a BT speaker?

When connecting either my iPhone or my Mac to my car as a bluetooth speaker to watch movies when I'm charging the car, the audio is delayed somewhere between 525 to 575 ms. It is an easy fix when I ...
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Streaming Pictures (local network only) to the new AppleTV

How-To stream and/or upload Pictures (local network only, I don't wish any cloud) to the new AppleTV? With a web search I found a few Apps, but they are discontinued. I am aware of AirPlay, but search ...
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Play m3u as a list on iOS open network streams directly without downloading

Issue VLC iOS do not play m3u as a list What I tried use a javascript player via browser codepen Test m3u file VLC iOS do not work as a list VLC Android works as a list correctly
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Record video on an iPhone while streaming to Mac

I would like to live stream using an iPhone as the video source, as well as using an external mic, so for that I'll need to merge everything in OBS (for example) before streaming. The problem here is ...
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How to search own library in macOS' Music?

In macOS' Music app, I'd like to be able to search only within my local library (I have no interest in the streaming service): However, there seems to be no options with the search bar, so it ...
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How can I use streaming radio as alarm notification sound in iPhone?

How can I use streaming radio as the notification sound in iPhone's Alarm app?
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New Google Drive Desktop - Disable Streaming

This question is about the new Google Drive for Desktop on a MacBook Pro with Catalina 10.15.7. When you install the "new" Google Drive for Desktop on Windows you get an option in the ...
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Lower latency on facetime HD camera

I'm trying to use the built-in camera on my Macbook pro as part of an application I'm building. I'm wondering two things: What is the latency of the camera? (How many milliseconds after I perform an ...
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3rd Party AirPlay Video Quality

Apple's product page for AirPlay states that Apple TV 4K supports streaming "4K HDR video at 60 frames per second". However, I can't seem to find any other information about AirPlay video ...
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Can I benefit from AI quality improvements (TV manufacturer) when streaming with AppleTV (DLNA and AirPlay)?

I stream from my MacBook via DLNA and/or AirPlay to the AppleTV 4K. I stream old family videos (PAL) from time to time and don't see any better quality at all. All TV manufacturers advertise AI based ...
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Where can I find a list of Apple TV apps that can be installed in France?

I bought a French relative an Apple TV from the US as a gift. Until I can go there and see what the Apple TV App Store has to offer, I would love to see if there's a list of TV Apps that one can ...
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How to prevent Google Drive File Stream from updating itself without permission?

My wife tutors for a company that uses Microsoft Teams and Google Drive File Stream to communicate to their students and assign lessons. A few days ago (2/1/2021), GDFS began "disappearing" ...
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Airplay glitches every once in a while on LG tv

I have an LG CX at home, which has built in Airplay 2 which is great. The issue is that every second or third time I try to play something over Airplay from my MBP the video and audio glitches ...
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Connecting two MacBooks over USB-C for transferring video signal from one to the other

I have two MacBooks (a Pro and an Air). Both are modern and have USB-C. I would like to run the video output from one MacBook into the other, using USB-C, and then use the second Mac to stream the ...
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Connect iPhone screen as camera without QuickTime

I'm trying to stream my iPhone screen and the usual approach is mirroring it to QuickTime via the "New Movie Recording" option (without actually pressing the record button), and then ...
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How can I set system audio + microphone as the audio input for video conference software? [duplicate]

I am trying to set up my audio devices in a way that I can stream a mix of my voice (internal MacBook microphone) and the Mac's system audio via a video conference software. The software I am trying ...
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Is it possible to livestream the screen of an iPad?

I have been looking for a way to livestream the screen of my iPad to Discord or some similar service so friends can watch but I haven't been able to find any clear info if this kind of thing is even ...
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Is there a really well designed and performant generic streaming camera viewer for iOS?

With the proliferation of cheap streaming camera hardware recently it's never been easier to get into generic 'CCTV' cameras. On the Mac side there is good, well designed software available for ...
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Is there a way to stream from iSight camera over RTSP?

I'm contemplating using ZoneMinder to monitor my home. As a first step to see if it works, I'd like to connect it to my MacBook built-in camera over the local network (ZoneMinder itself runs on a ...
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Demonstrating iPad's screen on MacBook

I need to use my iPad and show its screen on my MacBook. As far as I know, AirPlay allows me to use the iPad as a second screen for Mac but here I need to do it the opposite way. I can't record my ...
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How to stream quality audio without latency

I'm trying to stream a live music performance from my living room. I play a piano (digital) and live electronics (Ableton) via a MOTU mk3 connected to my MacBook Pro (13 inch,late 2014, Sierra 10.12.6)...
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How do I record the iPad screen with a Netflix video playback in progress?

I am looking for a way to video record my iPad's screen while a Netflix video playback is in progress. Is it possible to do while using the Netflix iPadOS app? Or do I have to use Chrome browser?
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How can I stream a mp4 video file as input for audio/video loopback devices in macos?

In Linux, we can use ffmpeg to stream a video file as inputs to virtual audio/video devices emulated using v4l2loopback & snd-aloop drivers. LINUX ffmpeg -i /home/user/downloads/myvideo.mp4 -map ...
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Can a multi-output device have an input?

I am setting up to live stream music. I've installed a virtual sound card (Blackhole) and created an aggregate device consisting of my mic input and the virtual output. I then set OBS to use the ...
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How do I live stream with 2 Cameras and 1 MacBook Air?

For live streaming purposes, is it possible to input two cameras (DLSR with HDMI out) into a MacBook Air which only has 2 USB-C ports? Is there a USB C device which can do this? Thanks
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How to use macos camera as input source on windows with OBS Studio?

I want to add my macbook's webcam as input source for OBS Studio on windows PC. There's plugin Camera for OBS Studio which lets me do pretty much the same thing, but only with iOS (iPhone, iPad ...
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is it possible to cast from iPhone to apple TV and HomePod?

I want to to be able to watch my Apple TV movie on my TV. I currently have Apple TV connected by HDMI to my Samsung TV and I also have a HomePod. I want to be able to stream the picture to the TV (...
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Apple Music streaming subscription - add own CDs?

I have one question concerning the Apple Music subscription. I have a largish collection of ripped CDs which I would like to add to my Album section in Music. Is there a tool which can help me with ...
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Can I change Apple Music radio stations so it doesn't buffer when I pause listening?

I use the Apple Music app on Catalina to stream radio stations. When I hit the stop/pause button the streams pauses and buffers. If I hit play again, it resumes the playback at the old location. Is ...
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Applescript: Waiting till AFTER QuickTime Movie Recording Window is Active

I'm trying to resize a Quicktime Movie Recording Window--only after it's active. Is this possible? The below script does work––if I hardcode the delay time. Any help is appreciated. Thanks do ...
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