[gst-devel] Change bitrate property while streaming

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Thu Aug 12 18:09:06 CEST 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-12 at 17:35 +0200, Deroo Stijn wrote:

> Is it possible to change the bitrate of a stream, while it is streaming
>  (at run time).  I tried to change the bitrate by using the following
>  command:
> g_object_set(videoenc, "bitrate", val, NULL);
> Where 'val' contains the new bitrate value.  
> I don't see any errors printed out while doing this, but the bitrate doesn't change either.

It would help if you mentioned what element videoenc actually refers

So: theoretically that can work, but both the library used and the
encoder element need to support this. We even have a param spec flag to
flag properties with that support this.

For x264enc, see https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=621663


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