[gst-devel] Creating a DV file from images.

Zaheer Merali zaheermerali at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 22:06:11 CET 2007

On 2/24/07, Adam Gautier <mada at gautier.org> wrote:
> Greetings and Salutations,
> I am trying to build a pipe that reads all of the *.jpg or *.xpm files
> in a folder and outputs them as a dv file.  I know how to do this in
> using mencoder but that does not help with my learning of gstreamer.
> 1.) Do I use the jpeg plugin to read a series of jpeg files? (directly
> reading xpm files would be prefereable) If yes how? I tried:
> > $ gst-launch-0.10 filesrc location=.*jpg
> > Setting pipeline to PAUSED ...
> > ERROR: Pipeline doesn't want to pause.
> > ERROR: from element /pipeline0/filesrc0: Resource not found.
> > Additional debug info:
> > gstfilesrc.c(975): gst_file_src_start (): /pipeline0/filesrc0:
> > No such file ".*jpg"
> > Setting pipeline to NULL ...
> > FREEING pipeline ...
> This above is obviously bery wrong...
> I would like to have something like:
> gst-launch-0.10 filesrc location=./*.jpg |  xvimagesink

Sorry this is not possible with gst-launch but you can do this by
writing a simple application in say python.

You also need a jpeg decoder after the filesrc.

> and then eventually get to a pipeline I can code in python that would
> output the images as a dv video for editing using Kino.

Unfortunately there is no dv encoder plugin yet for gstreamer.

> All help is appreciated,
> Adam
Take Care


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