[gst-devel] Listing capabilities of a video device

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Fri Jun 11 17:31:12 CEST 2010

On 10.06.2010 10:15, Albert Costa wrote:
> Hi,
> is there a simple way with gstreamer (code) to list the capabilities
> of a video device (get the list of all supported caps)? Thought
> someone already raised the question sometime ago but I couldn't dig
> the mail from gstreamer archives. My device is usb webcam, so I play
> it with dshowvideosrc or ksvideosrc.
> Thanks,
> Al
> As this comes up quite often, it would maybe a good idea to make a
> feature request for gst-inspect to allow to write:
gst-inspect v4l2src device=/dev/video0 and print the real capabilities.
Not sure right now how easy that would be though.


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