[Matroska-general] Historic moment : MKV/MKA playback on Windows, using Gstreamer (Ixion) !!
Christian HJ Wiesner
chris at matroska.org
Sun Apr 23 02:41:18 CEST 2006
just out of curiosity i was testing Michal Benes latest win32 mingw
compile of gstreamer today, as a binary in his Ixion player on
http://gstreamer.xeris.cz , and using his DirectX sinks.
Here is what i could play fine (with almost 100% CPU, but working ) :
MKA with Vorbis, MP3 ; not supported : AAC 5.1, FLAC, Wavpack
MKV with MPEG4V2, DivX, XviD, h.264 (slow) ; not suported : Realvideo
Unfortunately i had no other test files on my laptop, but this is
exciting !! Imagine a world without Microsoft DirectShow !!! Think of a
powerful, true x-platform media player based on Gstreamer !
Michal, congratulations. The player is still pretty unstable, as you are
certainly aware, but this is definitely a very good start ! Please keep
us in the loop, should you require more alpha testing.
matroska project admin
P.S. A readme in the ZIP, that all the packages have to be in c:\program
files\ would be nice also ;) .... i found it on the homepage, but too
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