[maemo-developers] Mediaplayer/GStreamer/Tracker: adding new file types?

From: Daniel Martin Yerga dyerga at gmail.com
Date: Sun Nov 15 12:30:14 EET 2009

On Sat, 14 Nov 2009 23:55:52 +0100
Thomas Waelti <twaelti at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all
> Using gst-launch with playbin2, I'm able to play .ts files on my N900
> from the command line. Is there any way to add this ability to the
> inbuilt mediaplayer? I guess that this involves a few steps, but
> don't know how to achieve that:
> - Get Tracker to index .ts files as video files
> - Configure Mediaplayer to use the correct pipeline for this media
> type
> Any ideas?

To index the files try this (the example is for matroska):

And if you have installed the necessary gstreamer module to play the
files, I think that the mediaplayer should be smart enough to use that

Tell us if it works.
Daniel Martin Yerga
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