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Republish MPEG-TS with RTP wrapping

Mike 2016-05-10 16:15:04 UTC in Nimble Streamer

Hi there

I have a requirement to publish the MPEG-TS with RTP wrapper.
Do the Nimble support that ?

Thanks

Yury Udovichenko 2016-05-10 23:49:23 UTC

Hi,

At the moment it's not yet supported unfortunately.

Mike 2016-05-11 00:30:32 UTC

Thank you.
Please consider to add this feature in next release

Marcus 2018-11-19 14:24:09 UTC

Any update on the possibility to add this feature?

Syan 2019-03-28 18:59:33 UTC

Any update?

Denis Slobodskoy 2019-04-01 08:01:49 UTC

Sorry, there is no any progress in RTP support, and we currently don't plan to add it.

Paul 2019-04-01 20:19:02 UTC

I'm surprised 2 such big streaming companies are so incompatible and have done nothing in the last few years to make things any better.

WMSPanel/Nimble and Stalker/Ministra middleware from Infomir :(

I want to provide my streams via STB (MAG 254 etc) to my customers and use Stalker but MAG+Stalker will only record RTP.

Can you advise any middleware software that works with Nimble streams via STB (e.g., MAG or Dreamlink) and allows recording/timeshift/EPG PVR functions?

Denis Slobodskoy 2019-04-02 00:55:06 UTC

You may put FFmpeg in a middle to convert streams from Nimble to RTP with command like this:
/usr/bin/ffmpeg -i http://<nimble_ip>:8081/live/stream/mpeg.2ts -c copy -f rtp_mpegts rtp://224.1.2.3:4444
Use server-side task to manage such processes: https://blog.wmspanel.com/2014/10/server-tasks-web-management.html

Paul 2019-04-02 11:01:12 UTC

Thanks for the idea.
My streams (70 of them) are already being encoded in ffmpeg to x264 RTMP to Nimble. It seems a lot of resources to encode them again to RTP (I already have 5 computers at 80% CPU).
If anybody else knows of any IPTV middleware that has better recording support than Stalker / Ministra please let me know.

Paul 2019-04-02 11:41:39 UTC

Actually maybe the CPU won't be too intensive as it's only changing the video container / wrapper.
I will try it.
I also found this, maybe "tee" will accomplish the same result and not use much more resources. ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-formats.html#tee
Thanks

Max 2019-04-02 11:44:37 UTC

Hello Paul,

Transmuxing from HLS/MPEG-TS/RTMP to RTP should not take much resources as stream is not transcoded, but only re-packed to a different container.

Thank you.

Nicolas 2019-04-07 17:51:19 UTC

Hi Denis! Thanks for the command, I was wondering how to do the same thing. The question I have is how do I actually publish the RTP stream?

(can I use nimble or do I need NGINX to publish it?)

Paul 2019-04-07 17:59:47 UTC

Nimble and NGINX do not support RTP.

ffmpeg send it to other software which uses RTP, in my case Stalker/Ministra IPTV middleware.

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