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News - GStreamer 1.18.4 stable bug fix release

The GStreamer team is pleased to announce another bug fix release in the stable 1.18 release series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!

This release only contains bugfixes and important security fixes, and it should be safe to update from 1.18.x.

Highlighted bugfixes:

  • important security fixes for ID3 tag reading, matroska and realmedia parsing, and gst-libav audio decoding
  • audiomixer, audioaggregator: input buffer handling fixes
  • decodebin3: improve stream-selection message handling
  • uridecodebin3: make "caps" property work
  • wavenc: fix writing of INFO chunks in some cases
  • v4l2: bt601 colorimetry, allow encoder resolution changes, fix decoder frame rate negotiation
  • decklinkvideosink: fix auto format detection, and fixes for 29.97fps framerate output
  • mpeg-2 video handling fixes when seeking
  • avviddec: fix bufferpool negotiation and possible memory corruption when changing resolution
  • various stability, performance and reliability improvements
  • memory leak fixes
  • build fixes: rpicamsrc, qt overlay example, d3d11videosink on UWP

See the GStreamer 1.18.4 release notes for more details.

Binaries for Android, iOS, Mac OS X and Windows will be available shortly.

Download tarballs directly here: gstreamer, gst-plugins-base, gst-plugins-good, gst-plugins-ugly, gst-plugins-bad, gst-libav, gst-rtsp-server, gst-python, gst-editing-services, gst-devtools, gstreamer-vaapi, gstreamer-sharp, gst-omx, or gstreamer-docs.


2021-03-15 16:00

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What is GStreamer?

GStreamer is a library for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications it supports range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.

Applications can take advantage of advances in codec and filter technology transparently. Developers can add new codecs and filters by writing a simple plugin with a clean, generic interface. Read more ...

GStreamer is released under the LGPL. The 1.x series is API and ABI stable and supersedes the previous stable 0.10 series. Both can be installed in parallel.

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