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What is GStreamer?

It is a library for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications it supports range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.
GStreamer is a tool in the Image Processing and Management category of a tech stack.
GStreamer is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to GStreamer's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses GStreamer?

4 companies reportedly use GStreamer in their tech stacks, including Ford Otosan, iCar G3, and Veo Stack.

40 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GStreamer.

GStreamer Integrations

Pros of GStreamer
Ease of use
Cross Platform
Open Source
Decisions about GStreamer

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose GStreamer in their tech stack.

Needs advice

I have a situation to convert the H264 streams into MP4 format using FFMPEG/GStreamer.

However Im stuck with the gst-ugly plugin, now trying my luck with ffmeg. How big are the ffmeg libs and licensing complications?

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GStreamer's Features

  • Multiplatform
  • Comprehensive Core Library
  • Intelligent Plugin Architecture
  • Broad Coverage of Multimedia Technologies
  • Extensive Development Tools

GStreamer Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GStreamer?
The universal multimedia toolkit.
OpenCV was designed for computational efficiency and with a strong focus on real-time applications. Written in optimized C/C++, the library can take advantage of multi-core processing. Enabled with OpenCL, it can take advantage of the hardware acceleration of the underlying heterogeneous compute platform.
It is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple JavaScript APIs. The WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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GStreamer's Followers
79 developers follow GStreamer to keep up with related blogs and decisions.