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broadcasterctl(1)                                            broadcasterctl(1)




NAME

       broadcasterctl - controller for the QuickTime Broadcaster


SYNOPSIS

       broadcasterctl  [-b broadcaster-path] [-a audiopreset] [-v videopreset]
       [-n networkpreset] [-t  (audio|video|av)]  [-r  (record|norecord)]  [-p
       recording-path]       [-f       settingsfile]       (config|status|pre-
       sets|launch|start|stop|restart|quit)


DESCRIPTION

       broadcasterctl is a command line tool  for  controlling  the  QuickTime
       Broadcaster   application.  Using  broadcasterctl  you  can  configure,
       launch, start, and stop a QuickTime streaming  broadcast  generated  by
       the MacOS X QuickTime Broadcaster application.

       The  QuickTime  Broadcaster application must be accessable on the local
       host on which the terminal session is exectuting in order  to  communi-
       cate  with that application. (i.e. It will not control a network remote
       copy of the application.)


OPTIONS

       The following command line options can be invoked with broadcasterctl:

       config Sets the configuration of the QuickTime Broadcaster  application
              to be that of the currently specified settings file.

       status Returns the current status QuickTime Broadcaster application.

       presets
              Sets  the presets of the QuickTime Broadcaster application to be
              that of the currently specified preset values.

       launch Launches the QuickTime Broadcaster application.

       start  Tells the QuickTime Broadcaster application to begin the  broad-
              cast.

       stop   Tells  the  QuickTime Broadcaster application to stop the broad-
              cast.

       restart
              Tells the  QuickTime  Broadcaster  application  to  restart  the
              broadcast.

       quit   Causes the QuickTime Broadcaster application to quit.

       -a audiopreset
              Specifies  the  the current audio preset configuration to be the
              name given in the audiopreset parameter.

       -b broadcaster-path
              Specifies the file path to the  QuickTime  Broadcaster  applica-
              tion.

       -f settingsfile
              Specifies the file path to the broadcast settings file.

       -n networkpreset
              Specifies the the current network preset configuration to be the
              name given in the networkpreset parameter.

       -p recording-path
              Specifies the file path to record the broadcast to.

       -r (record|norecord)
              Controls whether or not the QuickTime  Broadcaster  will  record
              the  broadcast to a file as it is broadcasting the stream. Spec-
              ify record to record the broadcast and norecord to  do  nothing.
              (The default is the norecord option.)

       -t (audio|video|av)
              Specifies the type of broadcast to be originated. Specifiy audio
              for an audio-only broadcast, video for an video-only  broadcast,
              or av for a combination audio/video broadcast.

       -v videopreset
              Specifies  the  the current video preset configuration to be the
              name given in the videopreset parameter.


SEE ALSO

       QuickTimeStreamingServer(1), ps(1), kill(1)


LIMITATIONS

       Only one audio, video, or audio/video session  can  be  controlled  per
       invokation of broadcasterctl.



Apple Computer, Inc.            August 16, 2002              broadcasterctl(1)

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