Set up RTSP playback using OPlayer Lite with Wowza Streaming Engine

The OPlayer Lite iOS app can be used to play an RTSP stream from Wowza Streaming Engine™ media server software. This article shows how to configure the OPlayer Lite app to play a live or VOD stream. It does not include all the possible configuration settings or other capabilities of the OPlayer Lite application.

This tool requires:

  • An iOS device
  • OPlayer Lite installed on the iOS device
  1. Set up an application for streaming by following the instructions in one of these articles:
  1. Launch the OPlayer Lite app on the iOS device.
  2. Select Open URL from File Servers page. You can get to the File Servers page anytime via the File icon on the bottom left of the screen.
  3. On the Open URL screen, enter the URL as follows:
    1. For example, for live:
      rtsp://[wowza-ip-address]:1935/live/myStream
    2. For example, for VOD:
      rtsp://[wowza-ip-address]:1935/vod/mp4:sample.mp4