kurento-media-server VS Node-Media-Server

Compare kurento-media-server vs Node-Media-Server and see what are their differences.


Media Server responsible for media transmission, processing, loading and recording (by Kurento)


A Node.js implementation of RTMP/HTTP-FLV/WS-FLV/HLS/DASH/MP4 Media Server (by illuspas)
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kurento-media-server Node-Media-Server
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2,923 5,118
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4.7 8.2
15 days ago 8 days ago
C++ JavaScript
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of kurento-media-server. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-16.


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 | reddit.com/r/node | 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?

What are some alternatives?

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openvidu-loadtest - OpenVidu load testing environment

openvidu - OpenVidu Platform main repository

node-video-lib - Node.js Video Library / MP4 & FLV parser / MP4 builder / HLS muxer

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

livego - live video streaming server in golang