Streaming FAQ General

Why does the playback stutter?
 The quality of media streaming may depend on a few main factors: the quality of your home network. The wired connection is always preferable, especially ...
Wed, 1 Dec, 2021 at 10:05 AM
Does Elmedia Player support subtitles when streaming to devices?
Yes, it does. Elmedia Player uses 3 methods to stream subtitles: 1. External subtitles are stored in separate files and are streamed directly to the rec...
Mon, 13 Nov, 2023 at 2:20 PM
Does Elmedia Player support multiple audio tracks when streaming to devices?
Yes, both internal and external. Some Smart TVs support internal audio tracks and you can switch to the desired audio track in the playback settings direct...
Mon, 13 Nov, 2023 at 2:21 PM
Why seeking doesn’t work in some files?
Some functions may not work if there is an error in the content or container. If the Index Table has an error, the Seek (Jump) function will not work.
Wed, 1 Dec, 2021 at 10:06 AM
Can I stream 4K content?
4K videos are usually encoded in HEVC/h265 which is more difficult to transcode on the CPU. That’s why you will need a modern Mac and a good network to stre...
Wed, 1 Dec, 2021 at 10:06 AM
I started streaming audio/video to TV but the playback on TV won’t start. What to do?
Check Firewall settings. In many cases, the firewall on your computer may prevent the devices from communicating. See here. If the antivirus is install...
Wed, 1 Dec, 2021 at 10:06 AM
Why is the video playing without sound?
Unfortunately, not all devices support multi-channel audio decoding. Therefore, when streaming video files with sound in AC3/E-AC3/DTS formats to such devic...
Thu, 9 Jun, 2022 at 2:57 PM