[linux-audio-dev]Using python for small multimedia app ?

smoerk smoerk at gmx.de
Thu Jun 3 12:14:58 EDT 2004

Cournapeau David wrote:
Should it be cross-platform or linux centric?

For Linux there are gstreamer bindings for Python. Never did anything 
with gstreamer, but sounds very promissing and a friend is doing 
impressive stuff with gstreamer.

> Hi there,
>     I am discovering python, having looked for a matlab-like 
> environement. I am wondering now if it is possible to do some small 
> multimedia applications with it; more precisely, I would like to develop 
> a scientific application for audio/video analysis. Basically, I need to 
> show an avi
> video with a synchronised waveform view of the sound, and some other 
> features views, like the pitch of the film voices (the actual pitch 
> detection doesn't need to be computed on the fly).
>     Python seems really great for rapid developement, but I wonder if it 
> is possible to play different media synchronously (the media decoding 
> itself will be of course coded in C/C++) with it? Does anyone here have 
> any experience with multimedia and python ?
>     cheers,
>     David

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