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print MIME type of file


gst-typefind <file>

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gst-typefind uses the GStreamer type finding system to determine the relevant GStreamer plugin to parse or decode file, and the corresponding MIME type.


gst-typefind accepts the following options:


Print help synopsis and available FLAGS


GStreamer info flags to set (list with --help)


GStreamer debugging flags to set (list with --help)


GStreamer info and debugging flags to set (list with --help)


GStreamer info flags to set Enable printout of errors while loading GStreamer plugins


Add directories separated with ’:’ to the plugin search path

see also

gst-feedback, gst-inspect, gst-launch


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