[gst-devel] MP3, AAC and MPEG Audio codecs

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 16:06:13 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Nitin Mahajan <nitinm76 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> HI!
> --- On Tue, 10/6/08, Ramana Reddy Polaka <Ramana_Polaka at infosys.com> wrote:
>> From: Ramana Reddy Polaka <Ramana_Polaka at infosys.com>
>> Subject: RE: [gst-devel] MP3, AAC and MPEG Audio codecs
>> To: "nitinm76 at yahoo.com" <nitinm76 at yahoo.com>
>> Cc: "gstreamer-devel at lists.sourceforge.net" <gstreamer-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>
>> Date: Tuesday, 10 June, 2008, 4:29 PM
>> Hi,
>> Nothing is removed infact. You can play.
>> Can u try
>> gst-launch filesrc location=stream.mp3 ! mp3parse !
>> ffdec_mp3 ! alsasink
> This worked for me, the mp3 infact plays. How to play an MPEG4-AAC file using the same command?
>> pls try to post error log to help better.
> First time I actually played this through the Phonon Multimedia framework of QT, which reported me no suitable codec found. When I added the Ugly plugin, it could play mp3 but not AAC.
> So I thought mp3 was played through libmad.

You can try 'gst-inspect-0.10 ffmpeg' to check the ffmpeg elements.

Also, 'gst-launch-0.10 -v playbin uri="fileuri"' should show you which
decoder is being used.

Best regards.

Felipe Contreras

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