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I would like to be able to play smooth streaming files (ismv, ism, ismc) locally on my Ubuntu PC to make sure my video encoder is working properly.

Is there some Ubuntu package that can play ismv, ism, ismc files?

I searched on Google without success.

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.ismv is the actual video extension. .ism is the server's manifest, and .ismc is the client's manifest to keep track of the fragmented parts in the .ismv file.

Instead of playing them natively, which I don't think any Ubuntu players support, you can convert them. Try MP4Split.

The basic command would be:

mp4split -o output.mp4 input.ismv
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