HLS Probe Utility
Utility to detect errors in HTTP Live Streams (Apple HLS). It may be used regular monitoring tool and mediaserver stress testing. Features are:
- parse M3U8-playlists (variant and single-bitrate playlists supported)
- detect bad playlists format (empty playlists, incorrect chunk durations)
- check HTTP response statuses and webserver timeouts
- probe chunks with
mediainfoutility (from libav)
This utility can't be used for HLS playback.
This Python version are maintained but development moved to version on Go language: https://github.com/grafov/hlsprobe2
First install dependencies:
pip install m3u8
pip install PyYAML
Get repo, cd to it and copy hlsproberc-sample to ~/.hlsproberc. Edit it for your needs.