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Parsing RTSP stream for live radio

I want to be able to parse the rtsp stream in order to extract data about the radio station, current playing song name, duration etc.

I have to do it manually – no libraries.

Preferred language is Java but I could work with something else too.



Welcome to the world of RFC 2326: Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP).

You’ll need to become a bit of an expert in the higher level structures and then code your own parser to extract the meta data.

You’d really save a lot of time by using a library. You should reconsider that decision.