The IP Input module is used to process and decode audio and video from incoming HTTP, RTSP, RTMP & (multicast) UDP streams. Typical use for this module is to ingest video from IP cameras. Popular codecs like H264 and MJPEG are all supported. Right click the module to open its popup menu. The following additional menu entries are available.


Displays a dialog to enter the URL of the stream. Login details can be passed in the URL by inserting <user>:<password>@ before the IP address, e.g. rtsp://user:password@192.168...

Open Recent

Displays a list of recently opened URLs.

Low Latency

By default the decoder will use a dynamic cache size that is automatically adjusted to the quality of the stream. When this flag is checked the cache and audio are disabled so that minimal latency is achieved. Note this option is disabled if the module is active.