Does anyone have experience streaming video with ? We're trying to set up a movie night and we keep getting "input can't be opened" errors. (Guides say this is a firewall issue, but I'm pretty sure I gave that permission on the streaming end?)

@DialMforMara Streaming from where to where? I have solved a few streaming problems that have different solutions depending on the configuration. Where is the media? Where is it supposed to be headed? VLC as source or receiver?

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There's supposed to be a way to stream from VLC on one computer to VLC on another. Following the online guides gives a "cannot be opened" error on the receiving end.

Our workaround last night involved uploading things to Drive

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and Dropbox so we could watch them with Syncplay, which worked fine but took a lot of upload and download time, so I'm still interested in VLC to VLC streaming if it's quicker.

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What are you referring to when you say "network"? This happened both with two VLC instances on the same computer, and two instances on computers in different countries.

@DialMforMara I answered my own question. People are all over :) I'll see what I can find/reproduce

@DialMforMara I was playing with VLC and wasn't able to reproduce the problem, and the googles aren't much help without getting more details :(

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