[FFmpeg-user] continuous live stream from video files

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 11:56:18 EET 2016

On 12/2/16, Anthony Ettinger <anthony at chovy.com> wrote:
> I found the concatenate option with ffmpeg as described here:
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Concatenate#protocol
> I can concatenate static files if I know the list ahead of time and produce
> an m3u8 stream as output with this:
>         ffmpeg -i 'concat:intermediate1.ts|intermediate2.ts' -c copy
> test.m3u8
> The problem I'm trying to solve is I want to be able to add files
> dynamically to the list and I also want the stream to run 24/7 continuously
> looping when it reaches last file in the list.
> Is this doable with ffmpeg and some bash?

I doubt so, but feature could be added to concat demuxer.

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