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Replay Media Catcher 6 can detect and download music and video that are streamed using the following protocols.

HTTP

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a common method for streaming both video and music from websites.

Sites such as YouTube use this protocol for streaming videos. Sites such as Pandora use this protocol for streaming music.

Replay Media Catcher will detect videos and music streamed using HTTP and try to create another connection to download it. Where the server uses protection mechanisms such as one time urls that dont allow duplicate connections our products will automatically start recording the network stream to the browser.

ICECAST

ICECAST (ICY) is a popular streaming protocol used by internet radio stations. In particular those using the SHOUTcast server from Nullsoft.

Shoutcast.com currently has over 600,000 internet radio stations that Replay Media Catcher can download.

Replay Media Catcher will detect music streamed using ICY and create another connection to download it. Where the server uses protection mechanisms such as one time urls that dont allow duplicate connections our products will automatically start recording the network stream to the browser.

Replay Media Catcher contains a built in guide for Shoutcast.

Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)

Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) is a commonly used protocol for delivering audio and video from Adobe.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using RTMP and create another connection to download it. Where the server uses a protection mechanism (SWF Verification) our products will automatically start recording the network stream to the browser.

Real Time Messaging Protocol over HTTP (RTMPT)

Real Time Messaging Protocol over HTTP (RTMPT) is RTMP delivered over the HTTP protocol.

Most sites that stream RTMP will fall back to streaming RTMPT if the client is behind a firewall and the RTMP port 1935 is blocked.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using RTMPT and create another connection to download it.

HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)

HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS) is a protocol for delivering HD audio and video from Adobe.

HDS provides a high quality viewing experience as the quality of the video and audio served to the client adapts to the viewers connection speed.

Jaksta stream recording products (Windows only) will detect video and music streamed using HDS and create another connection to download it.

HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)

HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) is a protocol for delivering HD audio and video from Apple.

HLS provides a high quality viewing experience as the quality of the video and audio served to the client adapts to the viewers connection speed.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using HLS and create another connection to download it.

Smooth Streaming

Smooth Streaming Media is a protocol for delivering HD audio and video from Microsoft.

Smooth Streaming provides a high quality viewing experience as the quality of the video and audio served to the client adapts to the viewers connection speed.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using Smooth Streaming and create another connection to download it.

Advanced Streaming Format (ASF)

Advanced Streaming Format (ASF) is a protocol for delivering HD audio and video from Microsoft.

ASF format is most commonly used by online radio stations.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using ASF and create another connection to download it.

Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)

Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is a protocol for delivering audio and video. There are three different types of RTSP: Microsoft, Real and QuickTime.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using any of these RTSP types and create another connection to download it.

Lumberjack Streaming

Lumberjack is a protocol for delivering HD audio and video used by Dailymotion.com.

It is adaptive in that the quality of the stream delivered is based on the viewers connection speed.

Replay Media Catcher will detect video and music streamed using Lumberjack and create another connection to download it.