[gst-devel] Format ofYUY2 stream

OB Lutz ob.lutz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 01:36:36 CET 2008

I'm sending out data in 512byte chunks, so max UDP size shouldnt be an
issue.Actually, I'm not sending it over the network, jfrom my app to
gstreamer on the same machine. Using the udpsource seemed like the
fastest way to go about moving the YUV sample to gstreamer.

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 6:53 PM, David Schleef <ds at schleef.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 04:23:04PM -0500, OB Lutz wrote:
>> Hey all
>> I'm attempting to write an application that will send a YUV (YUY2)
>> stream out on udp and have gstreamer take it in and do some
>> precessing. For starters, I'm trying to simply view the output with:
>> gst-launch -v udpsrc port=1234 buffer-size=0 !
>> video/x-raw-yuv,format=\(fourcc\)YUY2,width=640,height=480,framerate=25/1
>> ! ffmpegcolorspace ! xvimagesink sync=false
>> Only problem is I don't know how the stream should be formated. All I
>> get is a green window with a few garbled rows of pixels at the top.
>> I'm writing out YUYV, where each part one is a 8bit uint for YUYV
>> being a full 32 bits. Are there some sort of header information that
>> need to be sent along with this? Is there a site that details the
>> format of the stream, better yet as it pertains to a UDP stream?
> The obvious problem is that 640x480x2 = 614400, which is much larger
> than the largest UDP packet size.  So you'll have to do some sort
> of framing to get raw video into UDP packets.  There aren't really
> any standards or examples to go by here -- people generally don't
> send raw video over the network.
> One simple solution would be to use GDP (GStreamer Data Protocol),
> but that's GStreamer specific, and would require GStreamer on both
> ends.
> dave...
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This SF.Net email is sponsored by the Moblin Your Move Developer's challenge
> Build the coolest Linux based applications with Moblin SDK & win great prizes
> Grand prize is a trip for two to an Open Source event anywhere in the world
> http://moblin-contest.org/redirect.php?banner_id=100&url=/
> _______________________________________________
> gstreamer-devel mailing list
> gstreamer-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/gstreamer-devel

More information about the gstreamer-devel mailing list