[gst-devel] Gstreamer and RhythmBox in the news

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Tue Apr 16 19:39:04 CEST 2002


I saw this URL in the "referer" logs of rhythmbox.org

What it says:
Gstreamer is a framework based on glib2.0 targetted to developers. It
allows multimedia data manipulation in applications. Its capabilities
range from playing an mp3 file, to complex audio mixing via video
manipulation. It allows you to transform, for example, a CD track into
an mp3 or an ogg on-the-fly, meaning without temp file !
Its principle is based on pipes containing interconnected plugins in
which the multimedia flow flows (well, that's a quite translation).
Gstreamer can even create the pipe for you based on the installed
Even if the APIs aren't frozen yet, some applications use this
framework, the most advanced one being rhythmbox, an iTunes clone (Mac).
Gstreamer is planned to be Gnome2.2's multimedia base.


Nice isn't it ?


PS: the links include "Plugins (needs updating)", where's Christian ? ;)
/Bastien Nocera
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