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FAQ-02

How to play RTSP video stream with VLC and QuickTime player?

  Introduction
This document describes how to play RTSP video stream of Messoa IP cameras on VLC player.
 
  Solution
A. How to play RTSP stream with VLC player
Step 1: Download and install VLC Player from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/.
 
Step 2: Open VLC player and select“Open Network Stream”from the Media menu.
 

Step 3: Type the network URL in the dialog box below, and then click Play to play the video with RTSP stream.
RTSP URL Setting as blow:
rtsp://IP Camera address/stream1 for stream1
rtsp://IP Camera address/stream2 for stream2
rtsp://IP Camera address/stream3 for stream3


Step 4: You will see the RTSP live video stream on VLC player now.

 
B. How to play RTSP stream with QuickTime player
Step 1: Download and install QuickTime Player from http://support.apple.com/downloads/#quicktime.
 
Step 2: Open QuickTime Preferences
Edit→Preferences→QuickTime Preferences
Open QuickTime player and select“QuickTime Preferences”from the Edit menu.



Step 3: Set Safe Mode 
Go to Advanced page. Click“Safe Mode”and“OK”for normal video display.


Step 4: Open URL 
File→Open URL
Select“Open URL”from the File menu.


Step 5: Enter URL 
Type the network URL in the dialog box below, and then click OK to play the video with RTSP stream.
RTSP URL Setting as blow:
rtsp://IP Camera address/stream1 for stream1
rtsp://IP Camera address/stream2 for stream2
rtsp://IP Camera address/stream3 for stream3


Step 6: View Live Stream
You will see the RTSP live video stream on QuickTime player now.


 
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