[vdr] Windows remote client

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 09:51:01 CET 2008

I've decided to use VLC with streamdev, works fine for now.
Not sure about multicast, it works with unicast streams, but since I have
only one remote client it doesn't matter for me.

Thanks everybody for replies.

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Theunis Potgieter <
theunis.potgieter at gmail.com> wrote:

> VLC runs on *nix and Windows, I've read where streamdev is combined with
> vlc enables the stream to be multicast.
> On 20/11/2008, Alex Betis <alex.betis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Is there a plugin for VDR (I use 1.7.1) that allows a windows based client
>> to watch the channels remotely?
>> What windows based clients can I use in that case?
>> Is there a network overhead for watching a stream? I mean if the stream is
>> 5Mbit, will it take 5Mbit of my network or the traffic will take more?
>> In case the client is used with a small window that can't show the whole
>> picture, will the network load be reduced?
>> Thanks.
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