Release notes for
GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.4
The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release
in the 0.10.x stable series of the
GStreamer Base Plug-ins.
The 0.10.x series is a stable series targeted at end users.
It is not API or ABI compatible with the stable 0.8.x series.
It is, however, parallel installable with the 0.8.x series.
This module contains a set of reference plugins, base classes for other
plugins, and helper libraries.
This module is kept up-to-date together with the core developments. Element
writers should look at the elements in this module as a reference for
This module contains elements for, among others:
Other modules containing plug-ins are:
- device plugins: x(v)imagesink, alsa, v4lsrc, cdparanoia
- containers: ogg
- codecs: vorbis, theora
- text: textoverlay, subparse
- sources: audiotestsrc, videotestsrc, gnomevfssrc
- network: tcp
- audio processing: audioconvert, adder, audiorate, audioscale, volume
- visualisation: libvisual
- video processing: ffmpegcolorspace
- aggregate elements: decodebin, playbin
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins under our preferred license
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for
- contains a set of less supported plug-ins that haven't passed the
rigorous quality testing we expect
Features of this release
- Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
- Threadsafe design and API
- (Experimental) QoS support
- oggmuxer now creates 100% valid streams for Theora, Vorbis and Speex
- documentation updates
- better support for subtitles (seeking)
Bugs fixed in this release
: [subtitles] < i > < /i > tags and others should be supported i...
: XVideo output doesn't work on remote displays (probably r...
: audio output is truncated at EOS
: Can't decode this ogm file
: [oggdemux] problem when seeking to time less than 4s with...
: [typefinding] doesn't recognise this mp3
: [alsasink] doesn't support more than 2 channels anymore
: [ffmpegcolorspace] problems with palettized RGB (fencount...
: gstbaseaudiosink causes noise on seeking
: Fix build with gcc 2.95 (again)
: gnomevfssink doesn't respect umask when creating files
: 3GP type detection is too simple
: Decodebin is not reusable within a single pipeline (as in...
: playbin won't play my last.fm stream
: [alsamixer] unmute sets the volume to 100%
: [alsamixer] mixer applet slider doesn't want to move from...
: [videorate] doesnt handle input caps of framerate=0/1 sanely
: [ogmparse] " Already an existing pad " WARNING
: random crashes in mp3_type_find
: theora encoder does not set IN_CAPS flag properly
: [gnomevfssink] reports disk full as generic error
: Allow for palette < 256 colours in AVI files
: [PATCH] Fix gst_pad_new_from_template (gst_static_pad_tem...
: [riff] set depth on wma caps to make asfdemux and pitfdll...
: [patch] unref the result of gst_pad_get_parent
: [typefind] cannot play a particular mp3 file
: variable not initialized
: Disable frame dropping for now
: use default channel layout if none is specified in multic...
: [cdparanoia] uncorrected-error signal never fired
- API additions
You can find source releases of gst-plugins-base in the
gst-plugins-base download directory.
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at
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.
Git is hosted on git.freedesktop.org. You can
browse the gst-plugins-base 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
- Andy Wingo
- Christophe Fergeau
- Edward Hervey
- Fabrizio Gennari
- Jan Schmidt
- Julien MOUTTE
- Mathieu Garcia
- Michael Smith
- Sebastien Moutte
- Stefan Kost
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Tommi Myöhänen
- Wim Taymans