Stream video from own PC to Web

Posted on 2011-04-30
Last Modified: 2012-06-27

Does anyone have any code samples that show how I can allow people to connect to to my PC, via the Net and watch/listen to a video file, with audio?

Question by:tvtech
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    I wouldn't recommend trying to write your own, but you could use an open source tool like VideoLAN (

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    Thanks, but I preferreed a VB6 code solution, rather than third party.
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    OK, so you want to write a video streaming server in VB6?  Do you want to use IIS as the web-facing interface, or not?
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    Here's a couple threads that someone started on the VideoLAN forums recently similar to what you are talking about (might one of them be yours?:

    If you watch those, maybe someone will have an idea of how to do it.

    Also, Here's one where they tried with VB6, but ended up switching to with limited success:

    In all cases, if you join the discussion, maybe together you'll be able to work something out.  I'm out of ideas right now if you have to stick with vb6.

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