Play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video on VLC Player on your Windows PC or Mac very easily. The Speed of Akamai Edge Servers will be apparent when playing. We tested with Akamai’s Dedicated Streaming Server first, which is not affordable to the most. However, Rackspace Cloud Files costs few dollars per month and practically you can Play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video at the same speed. This is another practical example to show the difference of quality between Akamai versus all others. They frankly lag far behind in technology.
Play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video : The Old Story of Streaming Media
A practical workaround is needed before you can Play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video on VLC Player. The advantages are enormous. You can practically use your Cloud Files account as an online video storage. If you have 3 Mbps+ speed, from any device you can basically play from your collection. If you search with the word “streaming” without the quotation mark in this website’s search box, you will get lot of information about streaming Media and their practical step by step guide.
You can basically follow this guide to upload the videos on your Rackspace Cloud Files account, get the streaming media URL. Quite obviously you can play music in the same way. However there will be a separate guide as we need better playlist.Advertisement
Steps to Play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video on VLC Player
We are using this url in this guide :
If you want to test Play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video on VLC Player using this url, copy paste it on Notepad / Text Editor first. Only copy this url as copying will add our copyright texts. Basically its very easy, open VLC Player and press Command + N or CTRL + N and paste the URL :
In two steps you are ready to play Rackspace Cloud Files Streaming Video on VLC Player. It will play at an amazing speed. Basically there is actually no need to open your browser.