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Minim streams using TCP or UDP ?
19-07-2018, 09:01
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Minim streams using TCP or UDP ?
all is in the title : when we use minim to stream local files from NAS to a UPNP streamer, the protocol used is UDP or TCP ?

We just had a discussion on our French hifi forum, and someone pointed out that in audio, streaming is done using UDP protocol, thus without data transfer check & correction.
Strange to me, because I always thought that streaming over networks occured with transfer double-check : no data lost anyway.

On the web I found info regarding UDP in streaming using music provider like Tidal/Spotify etc : apparently UDP is used in audio streaming quite often. Fine.
My point is not regarding the online streaming services, but local streaming from NAS to renderer.

Thanks for your feedback
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Minim streams using TCP or UDP ? - tgb - 19-07-2018 09:01

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