v4l VS gmf

Compare v4l vs gmf and see what are their differences.


Facade to the Video4Linux video capture interface. (by korandiz)


Go Media Framework (by 3d0c)
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v4l gmf
0 1
64 733
- -
5.3 3.9
21 days ago 4 months ago
Go Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gmf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-25.
  • Golang native media compression library
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 25 Nov 2021
    there is only one libav binding that's actively maintained github.com/3d0c/gmf and it leaks memory... a lot. ffmpeg is the right tool for video transcoding but a library that wraps the ffmpeg cli or using os/exec to call it directly will work better.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing v4l and gmf you can also consider the following projects:

goav - Golang bindings for FFmpeg

M3U8 - Parser and generator of M3U8-playlists for Apple HLS. Library for Go language. :cinema:

go-libav - Go language bindings for ffmpeg libraries

Pion WebRTC - Pure Go implementation of the WebRTC API

go-astisub - Manipulate subtitles in GO (.srt, .ssa/.ass, .stl, .ttml, .vtt (webvtt), teletext, etc.)

gst - Go bindings for GStreamer (retired: currently I don't use/develop this package)

golibnotify - Go bindings for libnotify -- Create and update OS notifications in linux

go-m3u8 - Parse and generate m3u8 playlists for Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) in Golang (ported from gem https://github.com/sethdeckard/m3u8)

libvlc-go - Go bindings for libVLC and high-level media player interface