• How to download icecast radio with ESFsoft Radio Downloader

    Icecast is an up to date GPL streaming media server that offers mp3, aac stream radio stations, which now supports video and vorbis formats.

  • ESFsoft Radio Downloader FAQ (Frequent Asked Questions)

    ※ How can I download ESFsoft Radio Downloader?

    All ESFsoft products can be found in Download, so does ESFsoft Radio Downloader. The self-developed Radio Downloader is totally free for everyone.

  • Button functions of ESFSoft URL Sniffer

    ESFSoft URL Sniffer Interface



  • How many kinds of URLs can be discovered by ESFSoft URL Sniffer?

    ESFSoft URL Sniffer currently can support HTTP, MMS, RTSP and even the hardest RTMP streams, which provides you a one-step solution in capturing the full URLs of Real Media, Windows Media, flash streaming video and many other animated or text streams. Meanwhile, it extracts the useful media stream link addresses like FLV, MP4, SWF, WMV, RM, MP3…from all captured stream URLs.

  • How to get stream video URLs by ESFSoft URL Sniffer?

    ESFSoft URL Sniffer offers a one-step solution to find URLs free from website. As a powerful streaming URL finder, ESFSoft URL Sniffer can get all the online video and audio streams that transmitted through HTTP, RTMP, MMS and RTSP protocols.

  • Why can’t I watch video when ESFSoft Rtmp Downloader is downloading?

    Q: During the downloading period in rtmp.exe, the online video buffers for a long time, and even till the video online I played just now download completes, it does not play. And there shows up words that “This connect doesn’t seem to be working. Try again later”.

  • What is rtmpdump?

    The software package rtmpdump is a toolkit for RTMP streams. All forms of RTMP are supported with rtmp://, rtmpt://, rtmpe://, rtmpte://, and rtmps:// included.


    The package includes three utilities, rtmpdump, rtmpsrv and rtmpsuck. Rtmpdump is used to connect to RTMP servers just like normal Flash video player clients, and capture the stream from the network, and save it to a file.

  • What is RTMP?

    Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) is a multimedia streaming designed for streaming video, audio, movies and data over the Internet. The popular RTMP websites like Hulu, MTV, BBC, Yahoo, etc.

    You are allowed to play and stream the video directly, but not allowed to download RTMP videos from the websites above that adopting technology of encryption and security.

  • How to download live rtmp video from BBC by ESFSoft Rtmp Downloader?

    BBC is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. BBC website contains comprehensive international news coverage as well as entertainment, sport, science, and political news.

  • Why can’t I download video in RTMP stream by an ordinary stream downloader?

    Some videos are streamed from an RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol) server, a technology introduced by Macromedia/Adobe to stream flash videos “real-time.” Because it’s streaming it in segments and not as an actual file, there’s no real file to download!