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Release notes for GStreamer libav Plugins 1.1.1

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new bug-fix release in the 1.x stable series of the core of the GStreamer streaming media framework.

The 1.x series is a stable series targeted at end users. It is not API or ABI compatible with the stable 0.10.x series. It is, however, parallel installable with the 0.10.x series and will not affect an existing 0.10.x installation.

This module contains plugins based on the libav project, including codecs.

Other modules containing plugins are:

gst-plugins-base
contains a basic set of well-supported plugins
gst-plugins-good
contains a set of well-supported plugins under our preferred license
gst-plugins-ugly
contains a set of well-supported plugins, but might pose problems for distributors
gst-plugins-bad
contains a set of less supported plugins that haven't passed the rigorous quality testing we expect, or are still missing documentation and/or unit tests

Features of this release

    Bugs fixed in this release

    • 532422 : avenc_dvvideo: Add non-exposed framerate/width/height/format limitations to caps
    • 595286 : [ffdec_dvvideo] doesn't handle PAR correctly
    • 600895 : ffenc_dvvideo : doesn't list resolution/details it supports
    • 666435 : avdec: use new avcodec_decode_audio4() API
    • 679200 : [0.10] regression: crash with apple smc codec
    • 680487 : avenc_wmav1: errors out with default bitrate - output buffer size is too small
    • 685074 : G.726 decoder failure.
    • 688644 : Update gst-libav to libav 9 API
    • 689398 : avenc_wmav1: audio encoder timestamps broken, can't transcode videos to WMV anymore
    • 689565 : [audiodec] Must push one buffer (and only one) for each input buffer
    • 689751 : Missing include in gstavutils.c
    • 689981 : avviddec: 0.9 port - opaque pointer sometimes NULL - causing crashes - make check fails
    • 690940 : avdec_aac: produces garbled output (regression in master)
    • 691665 : avdec_aac: garbled audio (regression in git master)
    • 694416 : Passing of $AS, etc to libav configure breaks on some platforms
    • 698256 : Using avdec_mp3 decoder appliction can't retrieve the audio codec info.

    Download

    You can find source releases of gst-libav in the gst-libav download directory.

    The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at git.freedesktop.org.

    Homepage

    The project's website is http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org.

    Support and Bugs

    We use GNOME's bugzilla for bug reports and feature requests.

    Please submit patches via bugzilla as well.

    For help and support, please subscribe to and send questions to the gstreamer-devel mailing list (see below for details).

    There is also a #gstreamer IRC channel on the Freenode IRC network.

    Developers

    Git is hosted on git.freedesktop.org. You can browse the gst-libav repository.

    All code is in Git and can be checked out from there.

    Interested developers of the core library, plugins, and applications should subscribe to the gstreamer-devel list.

    Contributors to this release

    • Andoni Morales Alastruey
    • Christiaan Welvaart
    • David Schleef
    • Luca Barbato
    • Matej Knopp
    • Nicolas Dufresne
    • Olivier Crête
    • Rasmus Rohde
    • Rico Tzschichholz
    • Sebastian Dröge
    • Siva Chandran P
    • Stefan Sauer
    • Thiago Santos
    • Thijs Vermeir
    • Tim-Philipp Müller
    • Wim Taymans
    • Руслан Ижбулатов

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