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FLV streaming

For the plugin I'm creating I've found the source to the FLV file. When I go to view it the FLV is downloaded first before it plays.

Is there anyway to make it stream instead?


  • ChrisTarczonChrisTarczon Members, Plex Pass Posts: 160 Plex Pass
    Are you sure it's not just buffering?

    VideoItem(flvUrl, title, desc, "", thumbUrl) should do it.
  • elanelan CTO and Co-founder MauiMembers, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Posts: 6,981 Plex Employee
    If it's less than 4MB, the whole thing may get buffered. Otherwise it just just buffer and play. We're going to be adding support for plug-ins to be able to "hint" about how much buffering a video item needs.

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  • zakharmzakharm Members Posts: 85
    It seems like it is downloading the whole thing instead of buffering, but maybe it is just a slow site.

    I may create a site configuration to use their buffering through Flash for comparison sake.
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