Hey so I’m investigating Jitsi as a Zoom alternative and the Share from YouTube feature is really intriguing. A lot of local performers who are quarantined have been doing shows over Zoom, which is basically two emcees on a video call introducing prerecorded video clips. They’ve been having huge problems with lag because Zoom only supports sharing a video clip through screen sharing, so it ends up re-compressed and choppy. It seems like the YouTube sharing feature would get around that issue.
Unfortunately for privacy and content reasons, even if we uploaded clips unlisted it might not be viable to put them on YouTube’s servers. Is there a way to stream a video from something other than YouTube through Jitsi? e.g. just putting the video file on a private CDN and then sharing it in the meeting?