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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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 ...
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Stream screen over local network to shift processing burden for livestreaming

I have a bit of an odd problem. I'm not too sure if it fits in here, but I thought I might as well try. I want to start Livestreaming to Twitch TV. The problem is, I can't play a game and transcode/...
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Can I watch the WWDC from the beginning when the event has not finished?

I want to watch the WWDC tomorrow however I will traveling home from college. This means that I will miss some of it and do not want to start watching it half way through. Is there a way how I can ...
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My pictures are gone from my photo stream on my ipad

My photos from Photo Stream on my iPad were here one minute, and gone next. I charged it, but it didn't show up still.
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Is it possible to stream from Safari to Apple TV with a MacBook Pro late 2008 with OS X 10.9.5?

I have a MacBook Pro from late 2008 running OS X 10.9.5. Is it possible to stream contents, playing in Safari, to Apple TV?
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Airport Extreme, Apple TV line-of-sight

I have an Apple TV (3rd Gen A1427), connected to my Airport Extreme (6th Gen). I often stream music from iTunes on my retina MacBook Pro. The Apple TV, Airport and MBP are all connected on the same ...
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Best way to stream video from iPad or iPhone to Macbook ?

I am planning to create some app tutorials (screencasts) using Screenflow on my Macbook The apps are iPhone and iPad apps so I want to show the live app in the tutorial and mix in other aspects ...
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How to stream music from a Mac to an iOS device?

I have an MP3 file that I'd like to stream from my Mac to an iOS. I think VLC can be used to achieve this, but I couldn't find the right settings on the VLC app and in iOS. If I pick RTP multicast, ...
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Is it possible to stream music TO an iPod touch via bluetooth?

Say you have the iPod connected to a dock to your home stereo. Is it possible to pair another bluetooth enabled device with it and stream music to the iPod? In effect making the iPod like those ...
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How to AirPlay or stream video to PlayStation 3 from OS X?

I'm hitting brick walls it seems on finding any topics that pertain to streaming video and / or live display to a PlayStation 3. I am not sure if I'm just missing the correct terminology or if a ...
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how do i get OLD photos out of my photo stream folders

I have 700 photos on my photo stream (recovered after a lost phone! and older than 30 days) but I can't figure out how to download them. only the most recent (100-ish) photos upload to iCloud photos. ...
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Start reading movie before file is fully copied

Wifi speed in my flat is not that good, and I often have to copy big video files from my nas to my mac. In these situations I'd like to be able to start playing the file after few seconds and that the ...
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Old Photos synced to icloud

I am trying to clean up my Iphone 4S and moving photos to icloud. I tried to create a photo stream but I do not have the option on this phone. any suggestions?
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Website embedded video stream in VLC

Sometims I’m watching live events on websites that have an embedded flash video player. Is it possible to take the stream to a native player such as VLC? If so, what would be the steps?
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DVD drive connected wirelessly to iPad

I watch a bunch of movies on DVD that I get from Netflix. I'd really like to watch them from my iPad, but of course my iPad doesn't have a DVD drive. Is there a way to have a DVD drive somewhere in ...
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Is it possible to stream audio via AVB between two Macintoshes?

I have two Macs that I am trying to stream AVB between. Both machines are running Mavericks and can see other AVB devices and stream with them. However when trying to stream from one Mac to another ...
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AppleTV Air Mirroring: does the signal go through the WIFI router?

A general question about how AirMirroring works, because I've some freezing problems and I would like to know if connecting my Apple TV to the rough by ehternet cable could help. N.B. I'm not ...
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Stream iPhone camera video to a Mac

Is there an app that would let me stream the iPhone/iPad camera to my Mac? I need high quality so it can be recorded.
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Streaming video without an internet connection

I have a customer that wants to stream his Iphone 5 and iPad video and audio files over his wireless network. this network is not connected to the internet 80% of the time making using an Apple TV ...
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Stream music from iPhone to another phone over Bluetooth

Can you send music data from your iPhone to Android with Bluetooth? I've got an Android Phone plug on my stereo and I want to use my iPhone to play music on it. Is it possible?
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What are the compression/resolution/bandwidth limitations of Airplay mirroring?

In a perfect world Airplay mirroring would display identical results compared to an HDMI cable. In other words, the frames per second, resolution, and image quality would be unaffected by the use of ...
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How do I watch a live stream on my iPad?

I enjoy watching P2P live streams (Flash) on my iMac and I would like to be able to do the same thing on my iPad. I have tried Puffin Web Browser, but the streams that I would like to see are covered ...
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Apple TV mirroring performance

I have a MacBook Air (April 2013) and a new Apple TV. Mirroring of the desktop is alright if I disable my TV's post-processing of the image. But If I start a video (VLC or Netflix for example), the ...
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Do I need Apple TV to stream wirelessly to my TV?

I recently bought a new TV. Now I want to mirror my MacBook Air on it. I don't need all the other fancy features of Apple TV (I don't have an iPhone/iPad, don't use iTunes etc.). Right now I'm using a ...
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Is Apple TV intelligent enough to stream directly from a NAS?

I'm considering purchasing an Apple TV. I understand that I need to include movies in iTunes in order to play them on the device. On my iMac, my movies are linked in iTunes over a shared drive to my ...
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Streaming high quality videos without loss of quality?

Is there any software on PC/Mac which just 'serves' the files of system to iPad (instead of converting them on the fly) and any app which is able to play such content? I tried Plex, though it streams ...
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Streaming Video Content/Conversion - MacBook Pro (iTunes) to Apple TV [.MKV to .M4V]

I have a few .MKV video files that I would like to be able to list in iTunes so that I can stream to my Apple TV device. I currently use the Beamer app (MacBook) to stream them across however I was ...
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Sending Network Stream from Playlist (.m3u8) to AirPlay?

I have a Mac, an Apple TV, and I have a network video stream (.../stream.m3u8) that I'd like to send over AirPlay to my Apple TV. If I open it in QuickTime/VLC, it plays great, but neither support ...
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Macbook air stutters during streaming video

I am streaming video from an ASUS router to a macbook air (2013) and having horrible stuttering problems. No big deal, you may say - I just don't have the bandwidth for it. The only thing is, if I ...
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How to watch/run videos served by KA_Lite server on iPod touch?

I am running KA Lite(Khan Academy Lite) on my PC and I can access the local server, log-in, browse and play the videos from it. This same server is accessible via WiFi on my iPod touch. However, I'm ...
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How to record/stream iPhone 4 screen with iOS 7?

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 7 and I want to record the screen from the device, or stream the screen of the device on my MacBook Pro and record it with QuickTime. How can I do that? I have AirServer, ...
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airplayit replacement

I was using Aitplayit on my iPhone and iPad and it worked perfectly. After updating to iOS 7, it no longer works properly. After visiting their website over some time, it definitely appears its no ...
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Stream iTunes to iPad

I have a large library on my iTunes and I want to stream the sound to my iPad over wifi. I tested home sharing but it don't load the library, it blocks to the half (iOS 7) and it's quite long (nothing ...
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Bluetooth skip not working

iOS 7 on iPhone 4 Noticed that when I pair with my car's BT, the track skip button on the steering wheel doesn't do anything. Tried un-pairing and re- pairing. Toggled BT. It used to work fine on iOS ...
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Is there a way to access and stream one's iTunes music collection from a web browser?

Does the possibility exist to access one's iTunes music collection from any web browser? e.g. to browse the library and stream the songs.
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Is it possible to re-route a Firewire DV Input as a webcam to use it in Google+ Hangouts?

I'm trying to use a Firewire DV input in a Google+ Hangout in order to do Hangouts on Air. Currently, it appears that Hangouts does not support DV inputs, which makes things difficult (essentially, ...
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How can I stream to Airplay and Bluetooth simultaneously?

I have an iMac with airport express and I also have a logitech bluetooth speaker adapter. Seemingly I cannot play through both at the same time. I have even tried going to the MIDI settings and ...
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How can I stream audio to multiple computers at the same time?

I'm trying to stream music to different computer's speakers simultaneously. Currently I'm doing this by physically timing the start of the song on each computer. Are there any built in utilities or ...
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Can I stream from Safari silverlight to AppleTV?

I'm using Sky Sports Now TV to watch live sport on my Mac. This is via the silverlight plugin in Safari. Can I use something to divert this video feed to my Apple TV so I can watch on my television ...
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Can Apple TV AirPlay mirroring use a “secondary” screen/display?

Can Apple TV enable me to treat my TV as a wireless secondary screen (as one can do when directly connecting the TV via a cable), rather than simply mirroring my primary screen? I'd love to stream ...
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Mobile Safari - link to MP3 and show album art?

I've created a web page that has a link to an MP3 file. When I click the link, the OS plays the MP3 with a full screen image of a generic image: Is it possible to show album art in this view? I've ...
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Streaming from Apple TV to MacBook

Can I stream to my computer to watch Netflix? Or, can I only stream from devices to computers? Seems quite limited, if so.
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Full screen enabled ipad to windows streaming VNC

I'm streaming my windows desktop with Splashtop Streamer to my iPad. However it doesn't support full screen windows apps. Are there any apps which does support full screen windows apps?
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Why do subtitles not work when streaming via AirPlay to Apple TV?

Whenever I use AirPlay to watch streamed content (streaming from the web (via an app or Safari), that is, not from a downloaded movie) from my iPad to my Apple TV, subtitles are never carried over. ...
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Screencast Video Stream

Our school radio station is currently supplementing the audio based lessons with a slideshare meeting-based slideshow. Unfortunately slideshare has been pretty buggy and any time we want to stream ...
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Getting iTune to add remote items to library

I keep my music on a local Ubuntu server. Is there any way I can get iTunes to recognize the networked directory as part of its library?
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Airport Express - WiFi network extension with wireless speakers

Background: I am considering an Airport Express (AE) to my room, but I am getting confusing information about how it can operate in different circumstances. I already have a router, with WiFi and LAN ...