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3.1. Receive a stream with VLC

3.1.1. Receive an unicast stream


% vlc -vvv udp:

3.1.2. Receive a multicast stream


% vlc -vvv udp:@239.255.12.42

where 239.255.12.42 is the multicast IP address you want to join .

3.1.3. Receive an HTTP/FTP/MMS stream

Use one of the following command lines :

  • 
% vlc -vvv http://example/stream.xyz
    
    

    where http://example/stream.xyz is the HTTP address of the stream ;

  • 
% vlc -vvv ftp://example/stream.xyz
    
    

    where ftp://example/stream.xyz is the FTP address of the stream ;

  • 
% vlc -vvv mms://viptvr.yacast.fr/encoderfranceinfo
    
    

    where mms://viptvr.yacast.fr/encoderfranceinfo is the MMS address of the stream .