[vlc-devel] How to get JVLC to play youtube...

Rafaël Carré rafael.carre at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 12:23:22 CET 2009

On Mon, 2 Nov 2009 00:21:02 -0800 (PST)
Tony Anecito <adanecito at yahoo.com> wrote:

> [0x5709824] avformat demux debug: detected format: swf

Youtube videos are flv (and mp4?), not swf

Are you trying to open the youtube _player_ (the flash thing) and not
the video ?

> [swf @ 0x571ee00]Compressed SWF format not supported
> [0x5709824] avformat demux error: av_open_input_stream failed

vlc --ignore-config -I rc -vv "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI"
[0x21ec830] lua demux debug: Lua playlist script /home/fun/.local/vlc/share/vlc/lua/playlist/youtube.lua's probe() function was successful
[0x21ec830] main demux debug: using demux module "lua"
... now lua demux gives a new http:// URI ...
[0x2223b40] avformat demux debug: detected format: flv

Rafaël Carré
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