Help us solving the AirPlay issue when using iOS7 devices

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DBMandrake Offline
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Something seems to have changed in the last week with the iOS Youtube app to break airplay audio playback to XBMC - I'm not sure whether to start a new thread or continue here as the youtube app is probably one that a lot of people will use to test airplay and if it doesn't work they might assume its a general airplay problem.

I'm testing with XBMC master but I've gone back as far as airplay test build 10 and the problem persists, so its not something that an XBMC change has introduced, nor have I updated iOS version so I can only assume an update to the Youtube app caused it, however it could be that the audio format the app now tries to send is not being handled properly by XBMC.

Unfortunately I don't have an Apple TV to see whether audio over airplay is completely broken in the current Youtube app (seems unlikely) or whether it has just introduced a compatibility problem with XBMC. As far as I can tell, all youtube videos are affected through the iOS app.

Here is a screen shot of codec info showing no information whatsoever about audio:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/7826...0audio.png

Here is a debug log including some extra verbose options turned on for things that seemed relevant:

http://www.xbmclogs.com/show.php?id=176626

I've tried a few other apps on the iPad that send locally stored video and they still seem to stream audio and video ok - including Instacast and the camera roll app.

An interesting thing is that I'm sure the youtube app used to send a reference to a stream directly from google - as once the airplay stream was started you could force quit the youtube app and shut down the iPad and it would continue to play. It now seems to be trying to stream the video FROM the iPad itself...
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Memphiz Offline
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which ios is affected here ... ios7 only again? Need more info - which youtube video is causing the problem. I tried with latest nightly (gotham branch) with updated youtube app on iphone4s (ios6.0.1) and was able to stream normally (also the stream was pulled from googlevideo.com not from the iphone).

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: Wiki NFS
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Wiki Avahi
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ
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DBMandrake Offline
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(Yesterday 16:51)Memphiz Wrote:  which ios is affected here ... ios7 only again?
Ah, good question.

I forgot to say that was iOS 7.1 on an iPad 3. But now you ask I decided to try all the other iOS devices in the house and can't reproduce it on any of the others. Sad

iPhone 3GS on 6.1.6, iPad Mini on 7.1 and iPad Mini with Retina on 7.1 all ok. Rebooted the iPad 3, still not working, deleted and re-installed the Youtube app and it's now working! So something must have got corrupted in the preferences of the app.

Sorry for the false alarm. Frown
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Memphiz Offline
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wtf that something like this is even possible. Thx for clarifying the "solution" ... Smile

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: Wiki NFS
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Wiki Avahi
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ
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(2014-04-07 12:42)dantaylorseo Wrote:  Hi there,

AirPlay working in B3 on Windows 7 in all but one app I have tested.

The app is PremierLeaguePass and the extract from the log file is at http://pastebin.com/y7gxSCfj it seems like it can't download a key file?

Dan

I'm having the same problem with NBA Game Time International app. When I airplay the live stream It stops after 5 minutes. Neulion develops both these apps. Hopefully the xbmc developers can figure out the problem since neulion develops alot of sports live stream apps.
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