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


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