M3U Playlist

M3U is a computer file format for a multimedia playlist. Its a designed for audio and video files and commonly used to point media players to audio and video sources, including online sources.
Directive Description
#EXTM3U File header. Must be the first line of the file.
#EXTINF Track information, including runtime and title.

 

Sample m3u file

#EXTM3U
#EXTINF:0,FLV


#EXTINF:0,RTMP
rtmp://$OPT:rtmp-raw=rtmp://rtmp.jim.stream.vmmacdn.be app=vmma-jim-rtmplive-live playpath=jim live=1
#EXTINF:0,Student Live Stream
http://m4stv.inqb8r.tv/studentTV/studentTV.stream_360p/playlist.m3u8
#EXTINF:0,BipBop Sample
http://playertest.longtailvideo.com/adaptive/bipbop/bipbop.m3u8
#EXTINF:0,BigBuckBunny 2 Levels
http://184.72.239.149/vod/smil:BigBuckBunny.smil/playlist.m3u8
#EXTINF:0,HLSprovider
http://www.hlsprovider.org/playlists/issue_026/stream_cell_16x9_440k.m3u8