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    Default Recommended player for live dynamic streaming with iPad/iPhone support

    Hi, I am looking for a player that can handle my different live streams from wowza transcoder and also has iPad/iPhone support. I have some experience with JW Player and I would like to use it if can handle my needs. If you also have an example of how to configure it, you are welcome to share

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    Take a look at this guide:
    http://www.longtailvideo.com/support...html5-fallback

    We have a basic guide for using JW Player as a client to Wowza, but it does not cover their HTML5 fallback.

    Richard

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    When viewing my stream on my android phone it pops up a message that this stream is not optimized for mobile devices, and my sound is very choppy even when playing a 160p stream. Do you know why? I have only configured a playlist with flash playback. Maybe I also need to configure html5 fallback as you mentioned above? But how do I make such a playlist?
    Last edited by tekmedia; 02-22-2012 at 07:38 AM.

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    We recommend rtsp to Android at present. Take a look at this guide:

    http://www.wowza.com/forums/content....-RTP-playback)

    Note the Mobile Test in this guide. There is vod file you can download.

    And there mobile encoding suggestions here:
    http://www.wowza.com/forums/content....ideo-on-Demand

    Richard

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    Ok, but do I then need to set my encoder to stream rtsp instead of rtmp? I am also interested in streaming to ios and desktop just with one stream in. I thought Wowza transcoder addon handled all this conversions?
    Last edited by tekmedia; 02-24-2012 at 06:46 AM.

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    The encoder is fine as long as it is publishing h.264 video and AAC or MP3 audio. For RTSP output from Wowza, you just have to follow the RTSP configuration and playback steps in this tutorial
    http://www.wowza.com/forums/content....based-encoder)

    Configuration for RTSP essentially is just setting /conf/[app-name]/Application.xml /RTP /Authentication /PlayMethod to "none"

    Also take a look at this guide:
    http://www.wowza.com/forums/content....-RTP-playback)

    Richard

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