Questions tagged [video-streaming]

Streaming video is video which is received by a user at the same time as it is delivered by a provider.

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do servers have copies of data in multiple hdd? [closed]

I'm thinking about media bitrate and max HDD read speed. How do servers solve this issue requiring a read of same 8k or 4k video at different timestamps by multiple users?
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Remove Channels Via Roku.com

In addition to adding channels via your Roku device, Roku also allows you to add channels by logging into your account on their website. I like this, because you can add channels to all of your ...
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how to use javascript to customize playback / playback controls on youtube.com videos, and have the script run automatically after a /watch page loads

Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video? the second answer here is the type of script i want to use. However I have to manually run the script in the ...
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Force pin a video on Zoom Web App while Spotlight

Problem: I want to pin someone's video while the host spotlights someone else's video in Zoom Web. Attempt in solving: I thought there must be a source url of every video on Zoom Web. So, I planned to ...
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What affects how long I must wait before being able to download my own live stream video?

When I go to download a completed live stream video, the "Download" option is normally greyed out. What factors affect how long it takes before I can download my completed live stream video? ...
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How to extract the buffered portion of the streaming video in real time? [duplicate]

Is there any way to extract the audio from the buffered part of a online streaming video at real time from web browser? I would be very grateful if anyone could suggest me any document, library or ...
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How to change default camera settings in Google Meet from 360p to 720p? (Google Workspace/G Suite)

Every time I open a call in Google Meet, the camera settings drop down to 360p: I have to manually change these to 720p each time: How do I keep the settings at 720p permanently for all calls on my ...
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How to "force" YouTube to AutoBuffer the whole video?

I have very fast internet, but it gets interrupted a lot (or so it seems with YouTube specifically), and even if it is smooth, I get bugged when I want to skip to a later certain point of the video ...
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How to stream video from LinkedIn to Amazon Fire TV?

How do I stream videos from LinkedIn learning to Amazon FireTV? Notably, YouTube offers to stream to the FireTV device -- at least from my cell phone. Presumably, there's a mechanism similarly to ...
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URL of a Facebook live stream for sharing

When I try to plan a live stream on Facebook on my personal profile, after creating a post about the scheduled live stream, the live stream URL which I can share never appears (server's URL and ...
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Looking for website for watching Dropbox/Google Drive videos online

I want to watch videos with my friends together. Usually we create Zoom conference and just click "Start" on the video simultaneously. The problem is we usually watch our selfmade videos which we ...
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Link to Bitchute Video at Specific Starting Time

In youtube, you can link to a video at a specific starting time by adding query string parameters, like ?t=23m3s, to the end of the URL. How can this be done with bitchute videos?
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It is possible with Zoom meeting to force all attendees to only view one attendee

If I am hosting a Zoom meeting, is it possible to configure it such that all attendees will ONLY be able to see a specific, single attendee's webcam or shared desktop? Example. I invite a sales rep ...
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YouTube won't playback my videos in high resolution

I've uploaded some 1080x1920p (portrait layout) MP4 H.264 videos to my YouTube channel, but YouTube only allows playback on them at a max resolution of 480p. How can I get them to allow playback at ...
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How do I browse TikTok videos without a proprietary mobile app?

I wish to browse TikTok without a mobile app. Is there a web interface available? It seems that youtube-dl somehow can access the videos without a closed source app. How do I browse/search the videos?
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Prime Video - Foreign Speech Subtitles in Original Language

I've noticed this with shows that have dialogue in multiple languages. For reference I live in Germany, so on amazon.de there will be shows available in German and "original voice" (usually English), ...
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Why I can't stream YouTube's 4K resolution with a stable 200 Mbps internet connection?

After changing ISPs YouTube's 4K resolution (and above) has buffered constantly, despite exceeding Google's recommended internet speed (20 Mbps) for streaming video by tenfold. I now have a 200 Mbps ...
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Does YouTube support speed control on the Mobile Site (m.youtube.com)?

YouTube provides a mobile site however, no matter what I set my UserAgent to be I never get the HTML5 media player with speed controls, For example, set your UserAgent to Mozilla / 5.0 (Linux; ...
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Can "Watching now" be disabled?

I was watching a snooker game live stream on Facebook and noticed a FB friend being displayed as (also) Watching now: They also mention it in the comments next to the video (which scrolls out of view ...
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In YouTube Live Stream, audio is pitched too high

My channel does weekly live streams, but often the audio is pitched too high and we sound like chipmunks. It did sound normal one time, so it's possible, but I'm not exactly sure what the problem is. ...
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YouTube instantly pauses itself when I unpause, but only sometimes

If I click the Play button, it just instantly pauses itself again. If I hold "K", the video plays at a little over 50% speed due to constantly switching between paused and unpaused. The pop-up bubble ...
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Is it possible to choose video quality in TED online player?

Is there a way to choose a high quality video to watch online on TED? I can't find such option, and the quality won't change if I'll let it buffer a bit. When I download the video, it's in better ...
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Does moving around (physically) cause lag in videochat applications? [closed]

I've noticed that when I or my conversation partner moves around (physically)--gesticulating, or nodding, etc.--the videochat lags and sometimes even freezes. This happens whether it's Skype, Google ...
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Twitch channel to stream another channel

I would like to stream another Twitch channel through my channel, but not sure how could I do this.
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Older movies on Amazon Prime stutter whilst newer movies and all TV series stream fine

If I try to watch Crocodile Dundee for example I get major stutters (3-5 seconds long every 3-5 seconds) yet it's only older movies. All modern movies play fine as do all TV shows, it's bizarre and a ...
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How is Google Drive streaming my h264 in browser?

Just as the question asks I'm simply currious how they play video without a container. Perhaps they do it on the fly container ? Or they reconvert my video?
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CNN autoplay video has changed and must be blocked another way?

In recent days, the way that CNN autoplays its videos has changed and old methods of blocking them no longer work. I suspect it has something to do with their using HTML5 instead of Flash. Any ...
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Download videos from UNFCCC webcast service (azuremediaplayer - azure.net)

We are trying to download the video stream from the UNFCCC webcasts, that is, from the Climate Change Conference. "Video DownloadHelper" provides no good solution, as there are 4 audio streams and ...
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How can I capture a future YouTube livestream between two points in time?

Suppose I know that a certain YouTube channel will have a live-stream item in the future, between time points t_1 and t_2 (known to me). I have no trouble scheduling things to happen on my system at ...
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Which service of Google provide redirector.googlevideo.com link?

I see some websites use redirector Google video link like this: https://redirector.googlevideo.com/videoplayback?requiressl=yes&id=a511c599c7e0fcf7&itag=22&source=webdrive&ttl=...
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How can I download subtitles for a Vimeo video?

I've been able to rip a Vimeo video with a Firefox extension. But what about captions? It seems they are not easy to download.
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How to (most efficiently) download video from Periscope?

Majority of the search results for "download periscope" lead to websites allowing me to download the app. "download periscope stream" is a much better search term that actually led me to two ...
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Suddenly all the YouTube videos on Firefox stopped loading, when I right click I get something about HTML5 player

This is what I receive from every video that I am trying to play on YouTube: I do not understand what is happening. All videos from other websites are working fine. What is this HTML5 player and how ...
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YouTube Stuck to HD Video

YouTube videos typically default to playing in 1080p for me, which isn't usually a problem. However, if the highest quality is 60fps, over half of the frames get dropped (pretty consistently for all ...
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Can I use a Google Drive download URL to stream unprocessed video?

How can I use the download feature on Drive to stream an unprocessed video through VLC or another video player?
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?rel=0 auto changes to %3Frel%3D0 when adding to end of YouTube link to stop related videos… Why?

Sometimes on Facebook when I add the ?rel=0 to the end of a YouTube link to disable the related videos from showing at end of video, it automatically change that ?rel=0 to %3Frel%3D0 once I click Done ...
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Private streaming session on Twitch.tv

I like the video editing of Twitch and the ability to instantly upload from Twitch to YouTube. I'm planning on testing something for Gaming.SE but since this is more of a test, I think it's not really ...
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last.fm with less YouTube video bandwidth?

For audio while working I like last.fm: it's great for ambient, jazz, world, and instrumental/non-vocal generally it runs well on linux and in firefox (both of which I use) it's free in the US ...
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Live streaming with YouTube

Is it possible to have live video streaming on my website but using a YouTube line (embedded)? So the YouTube logo will still be on the video but people will watch it live on my website.
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Way to View embedded video in Tumblr dashboard?

Is there any way to embed a YouTube video into a Tumblr text post to make the video playable from the dashboard? It seems the default (unless making a separate video post per video) is just to display ...
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Get the local path of streamed video

I watch movies online (not on YouTube). As my internet speed is slow (512 kbps), I watch the movie while streaming instead of downloading and then watching. I have seen that I can move the seek bar to ...
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How to fix choppy streaming in Amazon Instant Video?

About a month ago we started having issues with Amazon Instant Video on our home entertainment PC—the videos it streams end up being choppy and stutters. For the most part it's not that bad but still ...
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Is a complete list of Vimeo's advanced statistics available?

I am interested in getting a list of the advanced statistics available on Vimeo. Here is the text from their site: With Advanced Statistics you can stay on top of all your statistics, look at your ...
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Can I live stream using YouTube Hangouts On Air without using my Google+ account name?

I noticed YouTube offers live streaming now, via "Hangouts On Air". However it appears to tie to my Google+ account, which uses my real name. I'd rather keep using my YouTube channel only. I'd like ...
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How to save buffered You Tube video

I am watching some video lectures on You Tube (licensed under Creative Commons - Don't know the version but I have right to copy).. So, after watching (streaming), how to download the buffered content....
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Browse only free streaming Amazon Prime videos?

I've got a subscription to Amazon Prime, which gives me some selection of their videos streaming for free. I'd like to be use this like I do Netflix--search for a movie I'm interested in and see if I ...
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

When renting a movie from Amazon Instant Video, it says you have 24 hours to finish watching it. If I start watching a 2 hour video at the 23 hour mark, will it let me finish watching, or will it ...
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Is there a way to force buffering on YouTube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: YouTube stops buffering when video is paused A couple of months ago, YouTube introduced some über-intelligent solution which determines if the user is idle or not, and stops ...
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How to telecast a live streaming video on YouTube?

I need to telecast to a group of friends a video with live streaming specifically to YouTube. Are there any ways to accomplish this? Can you suggest me some methods or tools to stream live on YouTube?...
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Does watching videos have the same bandwidth consumption as downloading a video?

If a video/movie/music video is uploaded to Youtube & provided for download (both are the same files), would watching it (streaming) have the same equivalent bandwidth usage as downloading it?
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