IPTV Live Video Encoding & Streaming File / Folder
Stream Local File
To stream local media clip, choose file as source type. Enter the full path of file or click "..." button to browse for the file. The browse button is only available in Windows UI.
Stream from FTP
To stream from remote FTP server, choose ftp as source type, and enter the full path of source file.
If FTP user authentication is required, enter FTP url in format below:
Stream from File Folder
If a file folder rather than single file is selected, the channel is set to run in play list mode. All IPVTL recoginized media files in that folder (and sub-folder) will be streamed in a sequence. Play list controls like forward/backward is available during live streaming.
Tip: Folder streaming breaks every time when source file changes. To work
around it, we can utilize a 2nd channel. In the 1st channel, set output to
MPEG-TS over UDP format and specify a local network address, like
In the 2nd channel, set source to
and set target to the real output address you prefer. Then start both
channels. The 2nd channel will generate continuous stream output without