How to show the first frame of a video pipleline?

Nicolas Dufresne nicolas at
Sun May 2 13:13:59 UTC 2021

Le ven. 30 avr. 2021 06 h 45, joecfd via gstreamer-devel <
gstreamer-devel at> a écrit :

> I created a video player to play a video. Play, pause and stop work fine.
> But
> I have to set play state to show video. How to display the first frame of
> the pipeline and pause it after the pipeline is created?

All video-sink will display the very first frame when the pipeline is set
to pause state. This is the default behavior, see show-preroll-frame

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