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

    VideoItem(flvUrl, title, desc, "", thumbUrl) should do it.
  • elanelan CTO and Co-founder MauiPosts: 9,846Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja 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 Posts: 85Members
    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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