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coskel
Level 7

Can't get m3u8 url to play in new templates

Love the new channel templates that Roku posted to GitHub!
Having an issue with <streamURL> in the xml file.
New template wants a hard coded file, like so:

<streamUrl>http://video.ted.com/talks/podcast/JimFallon_2009_480.mp4</streamUrl>



My old Roku channel, my apps and my website all take a URL that is an m3u like so:

http://IPADDRESS:1935/vod/NAMEOFFILE.mp4/playlist.m3u8



Using Wowza Streaming Engine v4.3 so the IP + port + m3u8 is my only option.
Tried a search but couldn't anyone else with the same issue.
Any suggestions highly appreciated.
Channel: Go Live Sports Cast
"All I've had today is, like, six gummy bears and some scotch."
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coskel
Level 7

Re: Can't get m3u8 url to play in new templates

Updating to answer my own question and leaving here just in case anyone else has the same issue.

It turns out that <streamFormat>mp4</streamFormat>
needs to be <streamFormat>hls</streamFormat>


when using an m3u8 playlist or a .smil
Channel: Go Live Sports Cast
"All I've had today is, like, six gummy bears and some scotch."
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