[FFmpeg-user] Couldnt send a video from ffmpeg on Windows to an ffserver feed on Linux

Yanet Giuse yanetagiu at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 20 15:15:47 EET 2018

Hi all,I want to do a video stream from a Windows machine but ffserver is not avaiable for Windows, so I started a ffserver service on a Linux machine (Ubuntu 16.04) and tried to send the video from the first to the second. The config file is this:
Port 8090                     
MaxHTTPConnections 2000
MaxClients 1000
MaxBandwidth 10000             
CustomLog -

<Feed feed1.ffm>               
   File ./feed1.ffm        
   FileMaxSize 1G           
   ACL allow 

<Stream test.webm>        
   Feed feed1.ffm  
   Format webm

   # Video settings
   VideoCodec libvpx
   VideoSize 720x576    
   VideoFrameRate 25  
   AVOptionVideo flags +global_header 
   AVOptionVideo cpu-used 0
   AVOptionVideo qmin 10
   AVOptionVideo qmax 42
   AVOptionVideo quality good

   PreRoll 15
   VideoBitRate 400         

<Stream status.html> 
   Format status
   ACL allow localhost
   ACL allow
   ACL allow # my windows machine ip

<Redirect index.html> 
   URL http://www.ffmpeg.org/

If I run the next ffmpeg command on the linux machine, the video streams well, this is, I can play the video on VLC if I connect to

ffmpeg -i video.avi
The same command on my Windows machine gives me the next output error:
Unable to find a suitable output format for '' . : Invalid argument.
So, what I am doing wrong in this case?The ffmpeg Windows version Ive downloaded is the static binary for windows 64b.

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