[gst-devel] Gstreamer on Windows XP

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon May 12 01:25:46 CEST 2008

On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Jeffrey Barish
<jeff_barish at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I am porting my application to Windows XP.  The only thing that doesn't work
>  now is Gstreamer.  I get an ElementNotFoundError error message about
>  cdparanoiasrc.  I believe that cdparanoiasrc is in gst-base-plugins.  I
>  installed gst-plugins-base-0.10.17 using the Windows installer.  I also
>  installed gst-plugins-good-0.10.7 and gst-plugins-ugly-0.10.6.  I see a
>  bunch of dlls in c:\Program Files\Common Files\0.10\{bin,
>  lib\gstreamer-0.10}, but nothing that includes paranoia in the name.  I
>  presume that there is something wrong with my installation even though I
>  used the Windows installers.  Any suggestions?

There's nothing wrong here, it's just that cdparanoiasrc does not run
on windows - and so it's not included.

I don't know if there's an alternative cd-ripping plugin for windows.
If there is, you could use that. Otherwise, you will need to write


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