H265 encoding in GStreamer

Tim Müller tim at centricular.com
Mon Apr 25 16:48:58 UTC 2016

On Mon, 2016-04-25 at 18:33 +0200, Víctor M. Jáquez L. wrote:


> > I succeded to do what I tell you in the last paragraph, but now,
> > I'm trying to do it encoding it to h265. Does gstreamer have
> > support for encoding to h265? I don't find anything about it. I
> > just tried with the vaapi encoder (vaapih265enc) but then my system
> > stop working.
> vaapih265enc is available only if your hardware supports it. If not,
> you should wait for a software based, or develop one.

GStreamer supports H.265 just fine.

There's an H.265 encoder based on the libx265 library in gst-plugins-
bad, called x265enc.

Debugging on irc showed that x265enc doesn't like a variable framerate
0/1 as input:


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

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