[gst-devel] gst-launch and AVI file with only good plugins

Vinay Reddy vinayvinay at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 03:52:24 CET 2007

Also, some of the documentation seems to suggest that windec (a way to
link to windows dlls for decoding), has moved to the good plugins. Is
there a way to use this for decoding (and maybe displaying the video)
on windows?


On Dec 23, 2007 6:23 PM, Vinay Reddy <vinayvinay at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to play an MPEG4 avi file (both video and audio) using
> gst-launch and only the good plugins?
> I got till "gst-launch filesrc location="test.avi" ! avidemux
> name=demuxer !". The examples I found on the internet seemed to use
> xvideosink or sdlvideosink or mpeg2dec or windec and none of these are
> present on my system (I installed gstreamer, base plugins and the good
> plugins).
> I could get audio to play by using "gst-launch filesrc
> location="test.avi" ! avidemux name=demuxer ! alsasink" though.
> I'd appreciate any pointers/help.
> Thanks,
> Vinay

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