[vlc-devel] New iPhone/iPad app; VLC Streamer

Rob rob at hobbyistsoftware.com
Wed Dec 22 15:30:34 CET 2010

> So, you are using vlc on a Mac/PC to encode mp4 and serving it live to  
> the iOS devices MediaPlayer.framework player?

Pretty much. Using VLC to encode to h.264, then passing that to the  
liveHttp segmenting module.
Then I serve the results over http to the MediaPlayer.framework


> On 22. des. 2010, at 11.59, Rob wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> Just wanted to let you know that I just launched an iphone/ipad app  
>> which
>> aims to make it easy for folks to stream video to their iPhone/iPad. It
>> uses VLC to do the encoding to liveHttp (hence the name) with a helper  
>> app
>> on Mac/PC that handles selecting the movie, passing commands to VLC and
>> serving the encoded content via http to the user. There is a free
>> (ad-supported) version and a full version for $1.
>> http://hobbyistsoftware.com/vlcstreamer-more
>> Firstly - Any VLC developers who would like a copy, please drop me an
>> email off-list and I'll be happy to give you a promo code for the full
>> version.
>> (While I'm at it, I'm also happy to give a promo code for VLC Remote for
>> iPhone/Android to any VLC developer who would like one)
>> Secondly - If you think it's appropriate; I'd love a mention in any news
>> feed / facebook page / etc to help spread the word.
>> thanks to everyone for such a great tool.
>> Cheers,
>> Rob

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