Playlist for live RTSP streams with specified playback time
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Using Kodi (LibreELEC box) in order to play an ip-camera stream works perfect. I just put the rtsp:// address in a *.strm file and Kodi shows it flawlessly whenever selected to play. However, since I have several (>5) ip-cameras, I would like Kodi to play one RTSP-stream for a specified amount of time, and then switch to the other RTSP-stream for a specified amount of time, and so on. Naturally, I would like to let it loop.

Basically one would just need a simple playlist for this, with RTSP-streams. However, so far I could nowhere find out how to specify to let a live RTSP-stream only play for a specified amount of time (as it is a live stream) and then move on to the next stream in the playlist. So far I know, neither M3U or Kodi's XSP playlist format have options for doing this (which work in Kodi).

Hence, my question is whether anyone know how to create such a playlist (which playlist format?), and if this is not possible within Kodi whether there are any options to do this in any other way?
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Maybe you need an additional utility that will manage information flows? Have you tried to find such a solution?
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(2021-06-22, 15:33)Burrrrrton Wrote: Maybe you need an additional utility that will manage information flows? Have you tried to find such a solution?

Ehm, "a utility to manage information flows"? I don't quite get what you mean with that. Maybe you can elaborate why such a utility is what I need?

On a normal computer with VLC I can use the XSPF playlist format, as it supports controls for VLC like: <vlc:option>run-time=48</vlc:option>. However, Kodi does not support XSPF and probably neither supports controls which are specifically for VLC.

What I just need is a simple playlist which Kodi can handle for some live video-streams (RTSP). However, since it are live streams, the playlist needs to be told how long to playback a certain stream and switch on to the next stream, as it are not video files with a fixed duration.
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