[mythtv-users] MythTV and Hotstar streaming

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 24 12:32:27 UTC 2019

I assume you're West coast (BC?) for the timing difference?

There are other ways to go if you use a VPN and as has been asked
earlier in the thread you could use VLC to watch and capture the
stream for later viewing.

Have you ever played with VLC before?


On Sat, 22 Jun 2019 at 20:47, Jerome Yuzyk <jerome at supernet.ab.ca> wrote:
> On Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:40:13 PM MDT Stephen Worthington wrote:
> > On Thu, 13 Jun 2019 20:52:54 -0600, you wrote:
> > >I'm thinking of getting a Hoststar (ca.hotstar.com) streaming account to
> > >watch the 2019 Cricket World Cup. But since the matches are in the UK
> > >they're on at 3 or 4 am for me in Canada.
> > >
> > >What would I need to do, if it's even possible, to record the match streams
> > >to watch later?
> >
> > How does it work?  What do the URLs look like?  If they are simple
> > URLs, then you can create a network tuner and set up the URL as a
> > channel for it to record from.  I do that with SAT>IP URLs from my
> > SAT>IP tuners.
> I finally took a chance and subscribed for a month.
> I'm currently watching NZ vs West Indies with Google Chrome on my desktop (not
> my MythTV box yet) and the URL is:
> https://ca.hotstar.com/sports/cricket/icc-cricket-world-cup-england-and-wales-2019/west-indies-vs-new-zealand-m190761/live-streaming/1440000707
> According to them they have streaming rights for 72 hours, but unfortunately
> it seems that all the completed matches have a score spoiler, which renders
> them pretty pointless for me.
> Next up is to try it on my MythTV box, which I've already set up with a Chrome
> entry in the menu, and then try to capture the stream, because after 13 years
> using MythTV, I'm super-spoiled.
> On Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:55:57 PM MDT John P Poet wrote:
> >
> > Are you able to watch it with VLC?  FFmpeg?  GStreamer? StreamLink?  Some
> > other command line tool?  If so, you could use the mythexternrecorder
> > application to interface between the command line app and mythtv.  The
> > requirement  for the command line application is that it must produce a
> > transport stream on stdout and errors on stderr.
> Errr... I don't know. I just tried vlc https://above-url and all I get is the
> pylon.
> --
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