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Streaming Configurator

The ROAD Streaming Configurator is a Windows application for testing stream inputs to the ROAD engine. It can be used to get the correct parameters for the template of ROAD Job templates.


  • ROAD Streaming Configurator uses the DAVID FFmpeg Source filter, which is installed with the ROAD backend package.
  • Copy the StreamingConfgurator.exe to your hard disk (recommended into the "Program Files\ROAD" directory ).



  • Start ROAD Streaming Configurator by double-clicking or using a desktop shortcut.

  • Choose a Source Filter. DAVID FFmpeg Source is recommended.
  • Choose an URL. This may be any URL supported by FFmpeg. You can find more information of the supported protocols at FFmpeg Protocols Documentation.
  • Click the Analyze button
  • Now the Program combobox, Video Streams and Audio streams listboxes are filled with the streams found.
  • Select the desired stream.
  • Click Play button to playback the stream

ROAD config

  • In the top right edit field, the configuration required for the ROAD Jobs can be copied to the clipboard.
  • Paste the configuration in the respecitve section of the schedule or job template.


  • in the lower right part of the window, log messages are written, as well as into a file.
  • In case of an error click on Open Log File and look for error entries.
  • If the error message is not clear contact the DAVID support.
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