[FFmpeg-user] Can MJPEG be live streamed without transcoding?

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Sun Jan 9 22:29:25 EET 2022

On Sun, Jan 09, 2022 at 09:59:24 -0500, John Van Ostrand wrote:
> I wonder if you could use netcat to direct the stream from Stdout to a
> network socket then use netcat at the other end to put it into the Stdin of
> the remote ffmpeg.

You don't need netcat, ffmpeg has TCP, UDP, HTTP (and further)
streaming options built in.

The "nut" container is a good choice for streaming for ffmpeg to
ffmpeg, it can handle quite a lot of codecs.


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