[FFmpeg-user] Can ffmpeg record video from this kind of URL?

Reino Wijnsma rwijnsma at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 4 13:29:17 EET 2021

On 2021-11-04T08:54:40+0100, Bo Berglund <bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:
> I assume you mean like this (replace [...] with actual file name):


> However both commands results in this after the usual ffmpeg (or maybe
> youtube-dl) output:
> [https @ 0x55f0277f11c0] HTTP error 403 Forbidden
> https://vsd79.mycdn.me/hls/1146644400798.m3u8/sig/2d23M3cZ2y0/expires/1636093952300/srcIp/*CHROME*/mid/2125507010206/1146644400798_high/index.m3u8:
> Server returned 403 Forbidden (access denied)

Probably some piece of user-agent code in Youtube-dl that causes "CHROME" to appear in the video-url.
The Xidel command I posted earlier returns "UNKNOWN" instead of "CHROME" (and another host) and appears to work.


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