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Can this be used to suck in streaming Flash video?

There is this streaming camera of the ocean that I check often, but it's Flash and I'd love to check it from my iPhone. Could Ghost.py be used to get the Flash video? (then turn it into images by other means). Thanks.




You could just rip the RTMP stream itself, or whatever the source data is. Decompile the swf and check it out for yourself, or the source url for the video feed is probably provided in some lame xml config file. No need to write software around an entire browser to get your ocean feed.

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Just turn on the Net Inspector in your favorite browser's debugger and start the stream; you'll probably see what url it's loading.

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And hopefully it's not RTMPS!

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With the Qt framework, maybe: http://trac.webkit.org/wiki/QtWebKitPlugins

Good luck at it, though - seems the hard way to go about it.

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