QuickTime Encoded date Error: gst-core-error-quark

Tim Müller tim at centricular.com
Wed Jun 10 02:02:23 PDT 2015

On Wed, 2015-06-10 at 02:23 -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:

Hi Carl,

> I am trying to get the start and duration from a file (a few 1000 of
> them once I get the first one working)
> http://a-vinter.com/Capture0001.mov
> d = discoverer.discover_uri('file://' + os.path.abspath(pathname))

Gst.filename_to_uri() or whatever it is in python is a more correct way
to create an URI from a filename by the way (and also handles relative

> GLib.Error: gst-core-error-quark: Your GStreamer installation is
> missing a plug-in. (12)

> $ gst-inspect-1.0 qtdemux 
> (snip)

You're probably missing a parser or decoder, make sure you have
gst-libav installed.

$ gst-discoverer-1.0 http://a-vinter.com/Capture0001.mov
Analyzing http://a-vinter.com/Capture0001.mov
Done discovering http://a-vinter.com/Capture0001.mov

  container: Quicktime
    video: Apple ProRes

  Duration: 0:03:37.580000000
  Seekable: yes
      datetime: 2015-04-26T20:16:04Z
      container format: ISO MP4/M4A
      video codec: Apple ProRes Proxy
      language code: en
      bitrate: 56328490


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd - http://www.centricular.com

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