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Software that transmits audio or video, or both, over the internet.

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Any API for screencast a program and output as video stream?

Objective I want to make a web application where an user could run a program in the server and interact with it via streaming and web sockets. It's worth mentioning that multiple users could run the ...
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Browser-based music player (self-hosted)

Locally, I have a huge music collection managed by Quod Libet, which works great. Now I’d like to listen to all of my music from other computers, e.g. when visiting a friend. I don’t want to stream ...
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Sharing home media on the web

What are leading solutions today for sharing on the Internet, via a web interface, photos and/or videos (streaming) and other resources from a home server? Prefer minimum firewall intervention (...
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Stream PC games near realtime to friends over the Internet?

The scenario I want to watch a friend play 3D FPS or RPG games on their PC (mid range spec with Nvidia GPU) and have 2 or 3 other friends watching in realtime (or as near as possible) over the ...
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Streaming high quality audio over the Internet, single point to point

A friend and I have been writing (electronic) music together for over a decade, but we're now separated by distance. It's essential that we're able to see one DAW (i.e. the audio composition software) ...
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Save stream from video grabber/capture device (2821)

Recently I bought a cheap video grabber device (2821 device). It did not ship with any software. This is a similar product: I am looking for a simple application which allows me to save the incoming ...
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Is there a mobile app substitute for hardware assisted listening systems?

I occasionally run into situations where an assisted listening system (commonly used for hearing aids and unobtrusive live translation at events and also for tour groups) but do not want to invest in ...
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A free program to turn a PC into a Chromecast or AirPlay receiver

Most iPhone apps only allow you to cast a streaming video to another device via Chromecast or via AirPlay. But I would like to cast to my Windows 10 PC (for watching Hulu Live TV on a PC, as I discuss ...
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Stream-based regular expression matching library for python2 or python3

Due to requirements of python's re module to allow going back into the input it consequently doesn't provide a possibility to pass anything else than a string as an argument to central functions of re ...
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Stream Windows screen to DLNA TV

I am looking for a program to allow me to stream my entire screen to my internet enabled DLNA TV. I know I can use things like XBMC to stream media, but I want to stream my entire desktop. Basically,...
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App to play YouTube music videos in the background while multitasking

Until about a month ago, I was using FireTube to play YouTube videos in the background while using other apps. But when YouTube discontinued version 2 of their API, this app stopped working. ...
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Software to stream Windows PC games (with Amazon EC2)?

I am looking for software to stream Windows PC games over the public Internet with an efficient codec that forms a good tradeoff between latency and quality. Requirements for the software The ...
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USB Audio streaming Windows to Windows

Here is what I am trying to do: D1 Laptop (Win 10) -> D2 Desktop (Win 7) -> Headphones The last part is easy, my issue is only the audio transmission from Device1 to Device2. This means that I need ...
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Internet radio software where I can add my preferred stations

Can anyone recommend a light Internet radio application for the Mac? I want one where I can add my own addresses. Most of the apps I have found have thousands of built-in radio stations or use a ...
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Looking for a no-cost music streaming app for Android which includes an “offline mode”

I'm looking for: A music streaming app Which doesn't cost money to use Which includes an "offline mode" And which works on Android Preferably which offers access to a large number of songs (millions ...
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Internet radio audio stream capture for Linux (Ubuntu)?

Back in the olden days, I used to use Winamp with Streamripper to capture streams to individuated, auto-numbered and -titled MP3 files. It was effortless. For a long time now I've been on Ubuntu (or ...
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Software to download x seconds of a video from an HTTP server?

How to download x seconds of a video hosted on an HTTP server? There is an HTTP video http://example.com/video.mp4 and I want to download x seconds of it. How to do it? Requirements: Use less ...
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Stream a movie to a friend

I want to stream a video file I have locally to show it to a friend, e.g., to watch a movie together. Is there such a program? I use Ubuntu but I don't know what OS my friend uses.
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Software to teach my class from distance

I have to go overseas for two weeks. Some of my students will also attending some two-week-long workshops but I (also my students) would like to have our class running during these days (4 sessions, 2 ...
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Need solution for embedding live stream on web page, with call to action or chat (with no sign in)

I need a turnkey solution for a live stream with call to action and/or chat on one page of our wordpress site, which meets the following requirements: I want all visitors to the webpage to instantly ...
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Stream camera from iOS to Android

I want to use an iPhone (not jailbroken) as a camera and stream the live video to an Android (CyanogenMod) tablet. Restrictions: This must work without Internet. The devices are in the same WLAN, ...
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Music server with associated client application

Let's start with my setup: I have a NAS that holds my music, it's a little old but supports Samba & NFS. It also supports ReadyDLNA but I have had very little luck with this, so would like to ...
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Is there any app that would let me play Witcher 3 remotely? [closed]

I would like to play Witcher 3, but my PC GPU is way too slow for that. Is there an app that would let me play this game remotely, with the A/V streamed online?
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Best way to transcode/stream media from my Laptop?

I am lazy, so I download stuff to my laptop, and stream these to my tablet (and smartphone). I am looking for a DLNA/UpNp server that can help me do the following. Musts: Streams anything, ...
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Video server for LAN (headless) with RTP and DLNA?

VideoLAN does not support DLNA and doesn't wish to, and servers like Plex do not support RTP and do not wish to. Also, I have various devices at home, which are all hard-nosed in similar way. So I ...
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RTMP/Stream player with seekable buffer

I currently watch streams with VLC Media Player but I miss one feature which is a seekable buffer. EyeTV has such a feature called "Live Buffer". It enables you to pause, seek or instant replay the ...
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TV Everywhere apps for Samsung Gear VR

TV Everywhere is cable and satellite providers' answer to the practice of cord-cutting, i.e. using Internet streaming services as a substitute for subscribing to cable or satellite services. TV ...
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Remotely Play Games on PC While Someone is Using It

Basically what I would like is for someone to be able to remote onto my PC and stream a video game while I'm still using it. I've tried Steam In-Home Streaming, but that takes control of the entire ...
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Player for streaming audio/video on Drupal 7

I want to stream audio and video files on my Drupal 7 site. The module(s) must be available from drupal.org (but installing external third-party libraries is fine, in case they are gratis and free/...
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What I can use to perform reliable screencasts / webinars for many people?

I need to stream my webcam video, or my screen contents, or both, to a group of 10-30 people. They don't need to stream their video or audio, they just need to have a possibility to send a question (...
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Media server that supports FLAC files with tags

I recently bought a Raumfeld audio streaming system and I am now looking for a media server to store my collection using the FLAC format. My first idea was to use my Fritz Box 7390 router as media ...
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Pandora-like application with filter

I enjoy using Pandora Internet Radio, but I find the station creation tool to be too limiting. I am sensitive to certain sounds (e.g., clapping, snapping, and whistling) and want to tell Pandora to ...
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Player for recording and listening to internet radio - alternative to Screamer Radio

I want to find alternative to Screamer Radio, that was not in active development since 2010. Key requirements: freeware, preferable open source support of all popular radio stream formats built-in ...
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How to synchronously play media on multiple computer?

I have this scenario which involves a teacher and many student computers and I want the teacher to play a media file on his/her computer and then stream that video to all students simultaneously.Which ...
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Is there any free RTMP library for Objective-C?

I'm looking for a free client RTMP library for Objective-C. I'm trying to stream video picked up from AVFoundation framework. The only thing I found is : http://ios-rtmp-library.com/. But it's way ...
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Livestreaming software (to twitch) that also records in h.264 [closed]

I have an Elgato Game Capture HD to livestream my Xbox 360 gameplay. The software that Elgato provides works great for getting up and running quickly, but doesn't have many options on the recording ...
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Watch movies remotely with a friend

Task I want to accomplish My friend lives in another country and has a bunch of movies on his computer in the form of MP4 files. I want to be able to watch those movies with him. My requirements ...
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Looking for streaming server options

A client of mine has a digital TV broadcast center that distributes TV channels to multiple rooms. This broadcast center can also distribute up to 10 UDP multicast streams. Right now I've set up a ...
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Is there a FOSS music streaming service?

I am looking for an integrated system featuring an open source Linux client that streams music and radio stations that are published under a free license. So basically a truly FOSS alternative to ...
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What are solutions to train remote teams?

I am to train several teams on software development. I am use to it and I always get the people I train to start working on katas very early during my course to challenge them and check if they ...
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Music playlist creator with export capabilities

I need to be able to use my own MP3 files and create playlists. I am using a music scheduling software at the moment (meant for radio channels). It's too expensive and I don't produce any live ...
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Software for live streaming - sequencing videos and overlays

I'm learning about video streaming, and I was curious if there was software to sequence recorded content to stream live, like how music video channels would spontaneously add different videos to the ...
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Host and Stream my own videos (2019 best solutions) (small company)

I would like to provide a service that involves hosting and streaming videos but I don't want to use third party video hosting services because I don't want to end up vendor locked. Do hosting ...
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Mp4 file stream from an android device

I need a way to stream an video file (.MP4, .AVI) with audio using rtmp protocol from an android device. essentially a stream like on YouTube or Twitch with an video playing on loop.
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Simplest C++ screen capture library for Windows

I'm working on a C++ project that requires a low latency video stream from one machine to another. Bandwidth isn't an issue, so they can be sent over uncompressed. I've looked around and found lots ...
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Streaming media from PC or Laptop to Mobile or another PC on VLC

I would like to stream from my local PC/Laptop which is connected to my local WiFi to some other device which could be mobile/PC/Laptop which is also connected to the local WiFi over VLC. Something ...
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Online video serving

I need to implement some sort of online video server, however, its not a common one. It is not intended to serve complete videos to any user, but very specific sections of a video that are considered ...
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App that comfortably stream the audio output of macOS to an iOS device

I’m looking for an application that: enables macOS to stream audio to an iOS device (like an iPhone or iPad) doesn’t require more than two clicks to enable/disable. does the jobs above and otherwise ...
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Python Task Queue if I already have Kafka

I'm currently developing a, rather simple, event-driven service architecture using Kafka and Python. One of the service performs very heavy machine learning computation and I would like to distribute ...
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Ultimate multi-source media player. Blend local media with Soundcloud, YouTube, Bandcamp, RSS etc

So it's 2018 and I'm wondering, isn't there a media player out there that can handle playback from local and online sources in a single interface? There are projects like Harmony (nagware) or ...