[Matroska-devel] Re: Call for ideas : Video and Audio sinks for Gstreamer on Windows

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Mon Aug 2 13:45:29 CEST 2004

Sebastian Hartte a écrit :

> Oh i almost forgot,
> is there some way of creating a wrapper element for DirectShow filters?
> Given the GUID of a filter it should be possible for
> an element to dynamically create all the pads (pins) and hold an
> instance of the filter internally. I suppose that could increase
> the use of gstreamer on windows dramatically since it could be used to
> play propietary file formats without some nasty
> hacked wrapper code. (Windows Media 8, 9, etc.)

Yes, I think it should be possible. But that will probably not help for 
DRMed content. But it's still better than nothing.

I don't know exactly how it should work :

- make plugin that allows many input/output kind of pins
- make the plugin scan the plugins on the system and use that to 
register in the GStreamer registry
- something else

I hope some COM/DirectShow experts can help in the coming weeks.

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