I'm trying to stream satellite TV from my desktop PC to my Android phone.

I'm using DVB Dream, the software is transmitting on udp://@. I've already tried downloading VLC for Android, but it seems like UDP streaming is not supported.

Do you have any idea that could help me solve this riddle?

  • If the source is your desktop PC I assume that your local network will not have any bandwidth problems - hence you will not face packet loss. Therefore using UDP will not get you any advantage. Have you tried to use TCP for streaming instead? – Robert Oct 11 '11 at 17:15
  • dvbdream transmits only on udp – Pierocska Oct 11 '11 at 18:00
  • i would like to do this, vlc on pc works but not android... – Hayden Thring Nov 27 '15 at 12:10

UDP streaming in VLC on android is supported. UDP is not a good way to stream over wifi. You will get a lot of packet loss. If you can't change that in DVB Dream, there are other applications (like TVersity for example) that can stream to android (and other devices) with no problems (or little problems) and they even transcode the video so it is in a format that is "native" to the device.

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