Gstreamer is a development framework for multimedia applications. It is a library with a plugin structure to allow for many different input/output formats. For example there are plugins for OSS, ALSA, JACK audio output, X (XVideo extension) and SDL video output and many input formats through plugins for Vorbis,FFmpeg,FLAC,etc.
The Gstreamer project has also developed several example applications, e.g.
- gst-player -- Example general multimedia player
- gst-editor -- Graphical gstreamer pipeline editor
- gst-recorder -- Example audio/video recorder
Applications that (can) use the gstreamer framework include:
- Official website (gstreamer.freedesktop.org)