0

3B Plus model and latest Raspbian version.

I’m developing an ExpressJs app where I could display photos and videos as a slideshow in a web browser. Everything works fine except when it comes to videos. Whenever I want to play a video imported from a phone, or a MacOS screen recording video, it will lag (The video is stored on Pi, its not streaming). How ever if I play 1080p video downloaded from YouTube it will run smooth. I can also watch 1080p videos directly on YouTube without any problems (NOTE: i am using h264ify plugin).

I’ve tried running it in multiple browsers without luck ( I didn’t try KWeb3). I also switched to Chromium OS to give it a try but that didnt show any improvement.

What could be the root cause of this? The videos I imported from phone were shot by iPhone 8 Plus and Sony Xperia Z2. Is there any way to enforce the videos to play in a same format as the ones from YT? Or what would be the possible solution?

  • The video is stored on Pi, its not streaming ..... how are you watching the video? – jsotola Jan 3 at 1:45

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.