Stream timestamps

Tim Müller tim at
Wed Jun 18 04:31:51 PDT 2014

On Wed, 2014-06-18 at 13:03 +0200, Lee Matthews wrote:


> I connect to a vp8 webm video stream using gstreamer in order to save the stream to a file.
> I use the following pipeline :
> souphttpsrc location=http://localhost:7921 ! filesink location=test.webm
> When playing the file back, it would appear that the test.webm contains timestamps relative to the start of the original stream, not relative to the start of the recording. This seems to cause problems for some video players such as VLC.
> Is there any why that I can reset the timestamps to zero in the above pipeline ?

Not easily. If you know the streams that are contained in the file you
could try remuxing them before writing them to file.


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

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