[pulseaudio-discuss] Playing RTP streams

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Jul 11 16:53:29 PDT 2007

On Mon, 09.07.07 17:55, John Morton (jwm at angrymonkey.net.nz) wrote:

> The documentation for the RTP send module claims that any client that supports 
> RTP should be able to play the multicast streams it creates, however, in 
> practice, I'm at a loss to figure out how to get any of mplayer, vlc or 
> helix-player to pick the streams up.
> Anyone know what sort of URL to supply clients that don't speak SAP?

You can use mplayer for this. Just run "mplayer rtp://"
an replace the IP address/port number with the values you have
configured the pa module with.

Also, afaik VLC can pick up the SAP announcements if you configure it
to subscribe to the right mcast group.


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