For video you can use the video4linux plugins, (v4l2src and v4lsrc), which can capture images from webcams (for instance).

gst-launch v4l2src device=/dev/video0 !  xvimagesink


On 3/21/07, Kalpathy, Natarajan <> wrote:

Reading about Gstreamer it seems lots of plugins have been written to stream video/audio data in various formats.


Can Gstreamer be used to capture data from peripherals like microphone and video camera.


If so is there any Gstreamer plugin available to capture audio/video or both data?


Any information in this regard will be highly helpful.




Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the Future of IT
Join's Techsay panel and you'll get the chance to share your
opinions on IT & business topics through brief surveys-and earn cash
gstreamer-devel mailing list

Danilo Freire de Souza Santos
Laboratório de Sistemas Embarcados e Computação Pervasiva
Centro de Engenharia Elétrica e Informática - CEEI
Universidade Federal de Campina Grande - UFCG