[gst-devel] gstreamer's metadata extractor plugins

Edward Hervey bilboed at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 09:28:44 CEST 2010


On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 08:54 -0700, Jackson Lawson wrote:
> Hi guys,
> for my embedded environment, i need to extract metadata from media
>  files (currently m experimenting on ogg/vorbis files) by using
>  gstreamer. Going through the manual, i found about decodebin2
>  auto-plugger which using decoder to extract metadata . Recently, i
>  heard about tagreadbin (on meego & maemo sites) which is said to be
>  very fast compared to decodebin2. But, i havent found these plugins in
>  any available gstreamer-distribution packages.
> does gstreamer ship tagreadbin plugins or where should i look for it to
>  integrate with my existing gstreamer-0.10.29?

  You might also be interested by GstDiscoverer (from gst-convenience)
which allows you to get more extensive information about the file than
just metadata (like if it contains audio/video, what video
width/height/framerate it has, etc...) and has been optimized for speed


> Regards,
> Jackson
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