Author Topic: Creating m3u8 file for audio streaming service  (Read 141 times)

gliebisch

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I am trying to create an m3u or m3u8 file to use with XMPLAY for an audio streaming service.  As is common today, the IP address and stream numbers are hidden.  When I run the stream through URL Snooper 2 I find NO multimedia file formats. When I use the INSPECT function in Chrome with the NETWORK tab, I get a rapid succession of :

LivestreamNum1234567.ts
livestream.m3u8
LivestreamNum1234568.ts
livestream.m3u8
which repeats and increments the livestream number by 1 each time.

How can I create the proper M3U playlist file to play this stream? It seems I ultimately need the IP address and Stream number, which my tools are not finding.

Gary L.

Ian @ un4seen

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Re: Creating m3u8 file for audio streaming service
« Reply #1 on: 28 Oct '21 - 14:50 »
That looks like an HLS stream. To play it with XMPlay, you would use the full URL of the livestream.m3u8 file.