Release notes for GStreamer Plug-ins 0.8.4 "Alias"
The GStreamer team is happy to announce a new release in the 0.8.x stable series of the GStreamer Plug-ins.
The 0.8.x series is a stable series aimed at end users. It is not API or ABI compatible with the stable 0.6.x series. It is, however, parallel installable with the 0.6.x series.
This module contains plugins providing media encoding and decoding, conversion, effects, and other elements that provide actual media handling functionality to the core. You need the GStreamer core module to make them work. The versions do not need to match exactly, as long as all of them are in the 0.8.x series.
The FFmpeg-based decoder element has been moved to its own module. If you want support for a lot of popular video formats, you need to install this module along with the GStreamer Core and Plug-ins. An FFmpeg-based colorspace element has been added to the Plug-ins however.
Features of this release
Bugs fixed in this release
You can find source releases of
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at git.freedesktop.org.
HomepageThe 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 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.
The GConf settings have moved to a versioned location and can now be found under /system/gstreamer/0.8. Applications should use the gconf library, as provided by gstreamer-gconf-0.8.pc, to access the default settings.
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