[gst-devel] Can dfbvideosink show yuv video?

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Tue Oct 10 10:05:04 CEST 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 13:22 +0530, Deeptendu Bikash wrote:

> I have written an application to using gstreamer to show video on
> directfb. I use ffdec_* family of decoders. When I try to show using
> dfbvideosink, the video does not play. However, if I add
> ffmpegcolorspace before it, I can see the video. Can you explain why
> this happens? Is it because dfbvideosink does not support yuv?
> Note that if I use sdlvideosink or xvimagesink, I can see the same
> video without using ffmpegcolorspace. Is this some bug in
> dfbvideosink?

There are different YUV formats (pixel layouts), the decoder might be
producing a YUV format that's not supported by dfbvideosink but happens
to be supported by xvimagesink. Hard to say without more details (what
decoders, what do they output, etc.), but unlikely to be a bug.


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