Problems capturing to PNG images

John Coppens john at
Tue Sep 11 19:06:30 UTC 2018

On Mon, 10 Sep 2018 17:23:48 +1000
James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:

> How I've done it;
> - last element in pipeline is gdkpixbufsink
> - get the pipeline bus, with get_bus(),
> - connect a handler for the 'message' signal,
> - in the handler, use get_structure().get_name() to check for
>   'pixbuf', and if so call get_proprty('last-pixbuf) on the
>   gdkpixbufsink element,
> - in the main program, call pixbuf.savev to convert to PNG file.
> Hope that helps.

Thanks James!

Somehow Google never pointed me to that particular sink - a bit strange, as
many of the words must have coincided. And never crossed it in - at least -
dozens of examples I looked over.

As soon as I can get my hands on the camera again I'll try that out.


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