[gst-devel] Reverse playback for mp4 files using gstreamer

Michael Smith msmith at fluendo.com
Thu Nov 16 13:57:28 CET 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 18:23 +0530, Kirrthana M wrote:
> Hi,
>   In Gstreamer's core reference library there is a function
> gst_element_seek.It is said that if the parameter rate of the function
> gst_element_seek is set to -1.0 reverse playback can be implemented.I
> tried this for playing a MP4 file but reverse playback could not be
> achieved...Could you give me a suggestion of how to achieve reverse
> playback....

Reverse playback relies on the plugins involved supporting it. Thus far,
there aren't very many, so it only works for a very few (if any)
formats. To get anything to work with reverse playback including audio,
you probably need current cvs.


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