gst-typefind is not able to determine H264 (stream-format=avc) elementary stream format

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Mon Feb 24 00:21:56 PST 2014

On So, 2014-02-23 at 23:52 -0800, kstvnd wrote:
> Hi,
>           I am trying to decode H264 (avc) elementary stream using
> decodebin. gst-typefind-1.0 is not able to determine the stream format of
> H264 ES(stream-format=avc).  Where as byte-stream elementary stream has no
> issues. Input can be downloaded from and following is a
> pipeline.
> [...]

AVC can't be played from a file as it needs some out-of-band data for
configuration (the avcC struct). Only byte-stream works as a raw file.

Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd -
Expertise, Straight from the Source
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