Reording HD

Robin Aproskie raproskie at
Tue Apr 8 07:07:38 PDT 2014

I have to Put overlays on the decoded video befor I save it

Tim I will send you an email soon with the Questions you asked directly


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From: gstreamer-devel [mailto:gstreamer-devel-bounces at] On Behalf Of Tim Müller
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:52 PM
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Subject: Re: Reording HD

On Tue, 2014-04-08 at 11:46 +0200, Robin Aproskie wrote:

Hi Robin,

> I have an i7 intel core 2Ghz PC and would like to know what is the 
> best encoding I can get with HD 1080p30.
> Which codec should I use and which file format should I save to. What 
> would the setting be to get good quality video.
> I'm open to the format. I am clueless when it comes to encoding I have 
> tried "avenc_mpeg2video" with default parameters and get bad quality.
> P.S. I'm decoding a live HD H.264 stream from a camera and would like 
> to record it. And Im working with Gstreamer 1.2.3 on windows 7.

How are you getting/reading the stream from the camera?

Why are you re-encoding the H.264 stream instead of just saving the already-encoded H.264 video data directly?


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

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