Video Player IP

Plays IP video stream, from Internet or IP camera.

Unfortunately it is not allowed to stream videos from Youtube, or Dailymotion (disabled by servers).

Settings

on

Activates or deactivates the module.

stream format

Determines the format caracteristics of the video flow. See examples below.

stream

IP adress or name of the video stream to play. See examples below.

example for IP camera
stream format : none
stream : http://192.168.0.13:8080/video

example 1 for IP stream
stream format : mov
stream : rtsp://184.72.239.149/vod/mp4:BigBuckBunny-175k.mov

example 2 for IP stream
stream format : mp4
stream : rtsp://mpv.cdn3.bigCDN.com:554/bigCDN/definst/mp4:bigbuckbunnyiphone-400.mp4

example built-in camera on MACOSX
stream format : qtkit
stream : default

example for a camera on Windows
stream format : dshow
stream : video=VMware Virtual USB Video Device

reconnect

Forces the reconnexion of the IP stream.

useful if it has been disconnected.

trace all devices

Traces all connected devices in the trace-panel.

video out

Video output flow(s).

dimmer

Video intensity.

size reduction factor

Reduction size factor applied to the original size of the video.

  • 1: no size reduction
  • 3/4: reduction by 3/4
  • etc.

    This is useful to

  • reduce the size of video and therefore reduce the CPU consumption of video filters,
  • fit to the output display resolution.

This can reduce efficiently the number of pixels to process in the video flow and then reduce the CPU load of video effects.

A 1920 × 1080 (2073600 pixels per frame) video with a size factor of 2/3 gives a 1280 x 720 resolution (921600 pixel per frame) so the CPU load will be reduced by 50%.

width

Video resolution width (once reduction factor applied).

height

Video resolution height (once reduction factor applied).

See also

version 3.0.150

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