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* Change ffprobe to exec (was fluent-ffmpeg)

* str (from config file) to int for exec timeout

* Update Restreamer.js

Correct URL for 'repeat to optional output'

* Fix incorrect URL being sent to probeStream


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Datarhei/Restreamer offers smart free video streaming. Stream H.264 video of IP cameras live to your website. Upload your live video on YouTube-Live, IBM Watson, Twitch, Vimeo 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


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.


Building your own Docker-Image:

$ git clone
$ docker build -t restreamer .

Required Docker version >= 17.05

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 or ask a question in our (Forum) on Google Groups.


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

Special thanks for supporting this project Andrew Shulgin.


Code released under the Apache license. Images are copyrighted by

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