OpenCaster – A free media file broadcaster for rtmp servers

OpenCaster is a free desktop tool for windows (soon to be available on mac), which allows you to broadcast commonly used media files (mp4,mp4,flv,avi,etc…) from your desktop to your favourite RTMP server, such as Flash media server / Wowza media server / Red5 Media Server. Create playlists with your fav media files and stream them to the internet like a live tv / radio show .

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Android Broadcaster : multipurpose streamer out of beta !!

Android Broadcaster is a multi-purpose, multi-protocol live video/audio encoder for android platform. Android Broadcaster carries forward the legacy of Adobe Flash based live broadcasting on desktop onto the android ecosystem. Now use your Android smart phone/tablet to do live broadcasting from anywhere ,at any-time. Android broadcaster supports both media server based broadcasting(RTMP, RTMPT, RTMPE, RTMPS) and server-less P2P multicast (RTMFP). Android Broadcaster is also capable of playing live/recorded content of various formats.  Android Broadcaster is the one stop RTMP broadcaster/recorder/player that you will ever need.

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vnezapno
vnezapno

Hi, great stuff there. What did you use for UI Flex or Feathers ? Can we get the…

Why do most adobe air streaming apps on google play carry poor user ratings ?

Just this week end i have been curious as to what video streaming applications on google play are deployed using adobe air. Although a simple Google search was not useful, i decided to hunt some of them down manually. However narrowing down some of  the apps it was still not clear if all of the streaming apps were done in Adobe air or not.

Finally i did find some apps that i was sure were made in AIR, and furthermore i found a common factor in all those apps. They all seem to carry bad user ratings. Dont know why it is so but its true. Almost all video streaming apps on google play done using AIR are burdened by user complains.Most of them say app does not work, blank screen , crashes etc.

Here is a brief list of my observation:

 

Application Made in AIR User ratings
ITV Player Yes 2/5
SnagFilms Yes 3/5
SPIEGEL.TV Yes 3/5
Ustream Not SURE 4/5
LiveStream Not SURE 3/5
blogTV Broadcast Not SURE 3/5

Well i am not sure but to me it looks like all video apps powered bt AIR seem to be bringing them a bad name. But then that’s what i think. Today after more than 2 years of  adobe air on android i am still to see some proof of stability and performance when it comes to Adobe AIR. If you have something to say please comment below and let your voice be heard. In the past year ever since the abandoning of flex the community seems dormant.  My doubt still remains on whether Adobe air is a usable solution for a video streaming business or not.

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Doug
Doug

I built the media player for ITV and i can tell you wholeheartedly that i made it work on every…

Free P2P live broadcasting on android platform – Android Broadcaster Beta !!

Presenting the complete P2P combo package for everyone out there for free non commercial usage. Experience next generation broadcasting technology between mobile devices and desktops with ANDROID BROADCASTER and WATCHMYPEER.COM. Contact support[at]flashvisions.com for any business or technical (more…)

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Chris
Chris

I have been looking for something like this to stream my storm chasing adventures to a FMS server. Works good…