[gst-devel] image metadata on GStreamer

Sebastian Dröge slomo at circular-chaos.org
Sun Feb 3 12:04:12 CET 2008

Am Donnerstag, den 31.01.2008, 00:42 +0200 schrieb Edgard Lima:
> Hello guys,
> I have written a plugin to read and write metadata (EXIF, IPTC and XMP)
> to image files (JPEG and PNG)
> The plugin is at:
> http://webcvs.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-bad/ext/metadata/
> Before you compile it if have to install some of the following lib
> (apt-get install should work):
> http://libiptcdata.sourceforge.net/
> http://libexif.sourceforge.net/
> http://libopenraw.freedesktop.org/wiki/Exempi
> then you can test it with:
> http://webcvs.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-bad/tests/icles/
> (metadata_editor.c and metadata_editor.glade)
> You can insert new tags (only the ones that has already been registered)
> to see the list of tags, look at:
> http://webcvs.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gstreamer/gst/gsttaglist.h?view=markup
> (I will create a html file soon with a list of all mapped tags)
> and "grep GST_TAG" into
> http://webcvs.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-bad/ext/metadata/
> PLEASE try it a lot, and Open bugs, or Report me, or ask me questions.
> btw: the plugin has been written to be extended so other chunk based
> file formats can be easily handled too.

the plugin itself works good for me but I really dislike the name.
metadata is too generic IMHO, it should be more something like
imagemetadata or something like that.

IMHO this should be renamed before it can be moved to plugins-good.
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