[gst-devel] Reading Meta Data from Streams

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Wed Nov 8 23:52:42 CET 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 17:55 +0530, rajasekar bonthala wrote:

> I am trying to read Title of the song, Autor of the song information
> from the MP3 File and display them on the screen.
> As I know GStreamer plugins will post messages like GST_MESSAGE_TAG
> which contain the author and title and other informations. 
> In the call back for reading messages to the bus, I added a switch
> statement to receive GST_MESSAGE_TAG. But when executed I haven't
> received any such messages. Can anybody please let me know whether I
> need to do anything else to read information like Title/Author etc... 

What does your pipeline look like? Are you using decodebin/playbin or
plugging your own pipeline? If the latter, you need to plug tag reading
elements like id3demux or apedemux (depending on the detected type).


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