What is MP4/FLV Streaming?

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Mar 28, 2019

Format Recommendation

Most of the players do not support MPEG-4 encode, you are advised to use h264 videos.

Start-End Parameter

By default, videos will play at the beginning and play through till the end, however, you can customize that through the URL.

MP4 pseudo streaming's "start" and "end" are in seconds unit. For example, you could use the URL:

http://example.com/something.mp4?start=12.34&end=55.66 (12.34, 55.66 in seconds)

FLV pseudo streaming's "start" is in bytes unit (no "end" for FLV pseudo streaming). For example: