[gst-devel] Read metadata metadata

Eric Zhang nicolas.m.zhang at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 03:23:44 CET 2008

Hi, gstreamer-devel:

    If you only wanna get codec/width/height infos, that's easy. Connect a
decodebin with the filesrc, then checks the caps of  the video & audio
buffers come from decodebin, you can get these infos.

Eric Zhang

2008/12/3 Frédéric Gaudy <fred_gaudy at yahoo.fr>

> Hi,
> I'm new to gstreamer, and I would get information about a video file.
> I want to get :
>     - codec
>     - width
>     - height
> I created a first "filesrc" GstElement and I tried to gets its
> capabilities, but I don't know the name I should use with get_pad()
> function.
> Maybe I must add a demux to the pipline, but i need to detect codec first?
> I tried with findtype with the "have-type" signal, but I detect only
> "system-stream" capability.
> Do you have some hints to give me?
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