Node-Media-Server VS node-video-lib

Compare Node-Media-Server vs node-video-lib and see what are their differences.


A Node.js implementation of RTMP/HTTP-FLV/WS-FLV/HLS/DASH/MP4 Media Server (by illuspas)


Node.js Video Library / MP4 & FLV parser / MP4 builder / HLS muxer (by gkozlenko)
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Node-Media-Server node-video-lib
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5,118 313
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8.2 0.0
11 days ago 8 months ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Node-Media-Server. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-25.
  • Creating an audio streaming server with DASH, HLS or SmoothStreaming
    2 projects | | 25 Oct 2022
    I am currently building a home server and want to create my own audio book server and mobile application. On the mobile site I will use react native with react-native-track-player. The TrackPlayer supports DASH, HLS or SmoothStreaming. Now I am struggling to build a server and providing one of these formats. When I search for a solution there are many recommendations to create a stream like const stream = fs.createReadStream(filePath); and pipe it like stream.pipe(res);. This is working in the browser but seems not to be compatible with the TrackPlayer. When looking for solutions to create a stream based on DASH, HLS or SmoothStreaming I just find some complex solutions like the Node-Media-Server which seems a bit overkill for what I am trying to do. So my question is, do you know a simpler solution to send an mp3 file through an express endpoint in DASH, HLS or SmoothStreaming format? Or do you have any recommendations where I can have a look?


Posts with mentions or reviews of node-video-lib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-01.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Node-Media-Server and node-video-lib you can also consider the following projects:

OvenPlayer - OvenPlayer is JavaScript-based LLHLS and WebRTC Player for OvenMediaEngine.

nwjs-ffmpeg-prebuilt - FFmpeg prebuilt binaries for NW.js / Chromium

h265ize - A node utility utilizing ffmpeg to encode videos with the hevc codec.

Electron - :electron: Build cross-platform desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

vidSmooth - smooth out any video

hello-muiplayer - 💡 一款优秀的 HTML5 视频播放器框架

mem - Memoize functions - an optimization technique used to speed up consecutive function calls by caching the result of calls with identical input

dotenv - Loads environment variables from .env for nodejs projects.

clipboardy - Access the system clipboard (copy/paste)

husky - Git hooks made easy 🐶 woof!

patch-package - Fix broken node modules instantly 🏃🏽‍♀️💨

nan - Native Abstractions for Node.js