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Do I need a streaming server?



11:07 am on Aug 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I'm creating flv content to add to my site that I would like to stream.

Firstly how do i get that content to stream and secondly do I have to have it on a streaming server or purchase Adobe Media Server (which is around 4k).

From what I understands from the Adobe site I do but I just wanted to make sure.

Thanks in advance for any help


11:27 am on Aug 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

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To a great extent it depends how well you want to stream. In most cases, no, you don't.


1:17 pm on Aug 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

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You probably don't. You can try and implement progressive downloading of flv files with php. Search Google for: streaming flv with php.


4:15 pm on Aug 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Thanks for the help... I shall take a look around for the streaming with php articles and examples.

Streaming video always seemed so complicated to me - I would have thought you could put a video on any server and then it would just stream!

Thanks again


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