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RTMP streaming

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can webOS 3.0 play a stream from network URL?

 

would typing rtmp://ipaddress/stream in the URL bar of webOS work as a player?

 

i've setup a streaming software on a computer and viewed the output with VLC media player and I'm wondering if LG webOS can display the same output

 

EDIT: if webOS 3.0 can't play the livestream, are they any alternatives?

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LG WebOS doesn't play RTMP links, but you can use a little trick for this:

 

In the RTMP link, replace the RTMP:// to HTTP:// and put /playlist.m3u8 on the end of link

 

Ex: rtmp://ipaddress/stream is replaced by http://ipaddress/stream/playlist.m3u8

 

This convert the RTMP stream to HLS stream

 

I don't know if all RTMP works.

 

 

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