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I have static file on my disk I want to stream it with ffserver .

The problem is that ffserver is decode and encode my file.

I know how to pass decode and encode when I save stream to file ffmpeg-i http://.... -c:v copy test.avi.

How can I do that when I stream with ffserver with command ffmpeg -i test.avi http://<ffserverUrl>

ffmpeg -i test.264 -c:v copy http://<ffserverUrl> still re-encode the video

I know that ffserver is not recommended but I need this option please

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  • What have you tried so far? Have you tried doing a stream copy? Are you getting an error? Jan 29, 2018 at 3:34
  • @MichaelLiebman ffmpeg -i test.264 -c:v copy http://<ffserverUrl> still re-encode the video
    – resfds
    Jan 29, 2018 at 4:30
  • @resfds - if you have related follow-up questions, please ask them as new questions, not in comments.
    – Dr Mayhem
    Feb 12, 2018 at 10:58

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FFmpeg, by default, uses ffserver's conf file to set encoding parameters. Add -override_ffserver to the ffmpeg command to prevent that.

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