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Module: mms
Type Access
First VLC version 0.5.0
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) all
Description MMS input
Shortcut(s) -

Handles Microsoft Media Server UDP, TCP and HTTP variants, including the ability to open mms:// and mmsh:// MRLs.

In the source code for mms module it says:

 *  MMSProtocole documentation found at is now located at This document is pertinent: (MMSprotocol.pdf or archived copy)


  • mms-caching <integer> : Caching in ms
  • mms-all : Force selection of all streams default value: disabled
  • mms-maxbitrate <integer> : Select the stream with the maximum bitrate under this limit default value: 0
  • mmsh-proxy <string> : HTTP proxy for the HTTP MMS variant. http://[user[:password]@] default value: ""

Source code

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