Stream HD video from webcam using gst-launch on Windows 10

David Ing ding at
Sun Jun 28 18:39:05 UTC 2020

 I have never done video capture with gstreamer on Windows, so I can't
offer great advice, but I noticed that your command did not execute on my

I noticed that you are sending frames through as JPEG, it might make sense
to send them as video/x-raw ...

gst-launch-1.0 --gst-debug-level=3 ksvideosrc !
video/x-raw,width=1920,height=1080 ! queue ! autovideosink

... but on my machine the playback is rather skippy (guessing 4 frames per

When I try to add framerate to the caps filter ...

gst-launch-1.0 --gst-debug-level=3 ksvideosrc !
video/x-raw,width=1920,height=1080,framerate=30/1 ! queue ! autovideosink

... I get some kind of internal data stream error.

Something isn't right ... perhaps the ksvideosrc is just not very
performant, or maybe something needs to be tweaked.

On Sun, Jun 28, 2020 at 8:39 AM Busayo Famutimi <famutimi.busayo at>

> Hi devs,
> Please can someone help with a script for streaming *high definition*
> video from webcam to gst-internal window?
> I have tried several scripts but the output is not high definition.
> The scripts revolved around *"gst-launch-1.0.exe ksvideosrc !
> image/jpeg,width=1280,height=720,framerate=30/1 ! queue ! jpegdec !
> videoconvert ! queue ! autovideosink"*
> Thanks.
> Kind regards,
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