Since 4.1RC2, LSWS support streaming of MP4/H264/F4V video files with random seek.
To enable the feature, make sure file with suffix “.mp4” or “.f4v” has a MIME type of “video/mp4”.
the MIME settings file is /path/to/lsws/conf/mime.properties, or you can view/edit it in web admin console:
Mime Type: video/mp4
flowplayer is a nice flash player. Let’s use it to demo the MP4 streaming and random seek.
Here’s one of flowplayer’s demo pages:
download all the files in above demo page to one folder under your website’s document root.
Here’s the file list:
Now there’s one file left:
This is the video file to play, you can select not download it. instead, using your .mp4/.f4v file, and modify the index.htm accordingly.
UPDATE: just tried JW Player 5.2, it’s much simple and straightforward for mp4 streaming: