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Datarhei/Restreamer allows you to do h.264 real-time video streaming on your website without a streaming provider

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Number of watchers on Github 749
Number of open issues 40
Average time to close an issue 1 day
Main language JavaScript
Average time to merge a PR about 3 hours
Open pull requests 1+
Closed pull requests 2+
Last commit over 3 years ago
Repo Created almost 4 years ago
Repo Last Updated almost 2 years ago
Size 22.1 MB
Homepage https://datarhei....
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Datarhei/Restreamer offers smart free video streaming in real time. Stream H.264 video of IP cameras live to your website. Upload your live video on YouTube-Live, Ustream, Twitch, or any other streaming solutions e.g. Wowza-Streaming-Engine. Our Docker-Image is easy to install and runs on Linux, MacOS and Windows. Datarhei/Restreamer can be perfectly combined with single-board computers like Raspberry Pi and Odroid. It is free (licensed under Apache 2.0) and you can use it for any purpose, private or commercial.


  • User-Interface including login-security
  • FFmpeg streaming/encoding the video/camera-stream, creating snapshots or pushing to a external streaming-endpoint
  • NGINX incl. RTMP-Module as streaming-backend and hls server
  • Clappr-Player to embed your stream on your website
  • Docker and Kitematic (Docker-Toolbox) optimizations and very easy installation

Upcomming releases

  • rc.8 (next 14 days)


  • backend refactoring
  • full REST API
  • optimizing FFmpeg handling
  • debugging features


Documentation is available on Datarhei/Restreamer GitHub pages. We give you a lot of of informations from setting up a camera, embedding your player upon your website and streaming to services like e.g. YouTube-Live, Ustream and and many more things.

More additional informations about streaming, cameras and so on you can find in our Wiki.

Help / Bugs

If you have problems or found a bug feel free to create a new issue upon the Github issue management.

Want to talk to us? Write an email to, go to Support or choose a nickname speak to us in IRC: (webchat). You could ask a question in our (Forum) on Google Groups, too.


The Datarhei/Restreamer was created by Julius Eitzen, Sven Erbeck, Christoph Johannsdotter and Jan Stabenow.

Special thanks for supporting this project continuously to Andrew Shulgin.


Code released under the Apache license. Images are copyrighted by

restreamer open issues Ask a question     (View All Issues)
  • about 3 years Illegal instruction (core dumped) on Raspberry pi 3
  • over 3 years Could't find public IP under second level switch
  • over 3 years Issues with ffmpeg
  • over 3 years restreamer docker loop always trying to install installed software...
  • over 3 years Is there anyone using Datarhei/Restreamer?
  • over 3 years External 'External RTMP-Streaming-Server' not restarting properly for Youtube Live
  • over 3 years RTSP Video is not playing
  • over 3 years ip camera streming quality
  • over 3 years login problem in a VPS
  • over 3 years Raspicam rotate video
  • over 3 years Streaming problem with Dahua IP camera
  • over 3 years Poor quality of video
  • over 3 years add PCM to AAC transcoding
  • over 3 years RTSP > RTMP
  • almost 4 years Add audio stream validation
  • almost 4 years RTSP video source error
  • over 2 years Multiple Outbound RTMP Streams
  • over 2 years How do I customize encoder settings
  • over 2 years Error with RTSP
  • over 2 years Hivision Failed to Play RTSP Stream
  • over 2 years Username or Password is invalid Login
  • almost 3 years Error on building of docker image
  • almost 3 years RTSP stream don't start. "Streaming process is initiating. Please wait..."
  • almost 3 years Autoplay
  • almost 3 years Audio codec 'adpcm_g726' not compatible with FLV
  • about 3 years Multiple 4G /UMTS usb modem
restreamer open pull requests (View All Pulls)
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