SHOUTcast/Icecast AAC stream bug

Fixed Issue #15547021

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Author
Lucas F.
Created
Jan 21, 2018
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
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Reported by 2 people

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Steps to reproduce

When playing a SHOUTcast / Icecast live stream in the Microsoft Edge address bar whose audio format is AAC, the browser, instead of playing the sound, downloads the content infinitely, as if it were an ordinary file.

Test Link: http://cast4.audiostream.com.br:8654/aac
Expected Behavior: Play the live stream.
What’s wrong: The browser downloads content infinitely, as if it were an ordinary file.

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    • Windows 10 Build 17074.1002

      Microsoft Edge 42.17074.1002.0
      Microsoft EdgeHTML 17.17074
      http://cast4.audiostream.com.br:8654/mp3 = working/playing
      http://cast4.audiostream.com.br:8654/aac = download dialog is coming

      Firefox 58
      http://cast4.audiostream.com.br:8654/mp3 = working/playing
      http://cast4.audiostream.com.br:8654/aac = working/playing

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Divya G.”

    • Update: Still the same with Build 17133
      Microsoft Edge 42.17133.1.0
      Microsoft EdgeHTML 17.17133

    • Thanks for the report. The workaround for this issue is to create a simple wrapper HTML page with an AUDIO element that points at the target URL. 

      https://textslashplain.com/2018/10/15/streaming-audio-in-edge/

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To from “Divya G.” to “Rafael V.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Fixed”

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