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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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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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Why iOS m3u does play first file only? Open Network Stream - Play streams directly without downloading

Issue native Safari or iOS VLC does allow to play only first song of m3u file see VLC for iOS issue m3u does play first file only Safari error example repo Question how to play file playlist with ...
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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 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?

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 -...
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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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How do I stream audio from a Computer's Browser to an iPhone?

I have to do this because I don't have a working sound card in my Macbook and the system can not play audio. I therefore need to get the sound input directly form the browser (Chrome Extension) and ...
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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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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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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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"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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