[MPlayer-users] RTMP streaming seems to be problematic...

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Fri Dec 9 21:43:21 CET 2011

On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 05:46:28PM +0100, Sander Plas wrote:
> On 12/09/2011 05:08 PM, Tom Evans wrote:
> >>The following is a console log of a successful RTMP playback start. Between
> >>the last "avformat_network_init(), this will become mandatory later." and
> >>"libavformat file format detected" it takes nearly forever before something
> >>happens.
> >You need to supply logs with verbose level:
> I do not want to demotivate anybody but as far as i know, RTMP
> support has never worked reliably in mplayer (or ffmpeg) except for
> a few test streams that were used by the guy who wrote the code.

It seems your mistake is that you try to use FFmpeg's native RTMP.
You should make sure to compile against librtmp, which should be
working fine.

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