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Release notes for GStreamer FFmpeg Plug-ins 0.10.5 "This little piggy went to market"

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release in the 0.10.x stable series of the GStreamer FFmpeg 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 plug-ins using libraries from the FFmpeg project.

Other modules containing plug-ins are:

contains a basic set of well-supported plug-ins
contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for distributors
contains a set of less supported plug-ins that haven't passed the rigorous quality testing we expect

Features of this release

  • Updated to upstream ffmpeg revision r15004 (28th Aug 2008)
  • Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
  • Threadsafe design and API

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 371939 : mov/mp4/m4a/3gp/3g2 muxers create wrong durations
  • 383420 : [ffmpeg] ISO-derivative muxers don't handle audio correctly
  • 518705 : Can't play streams from
  • 533708 : broken mpeg-ts typefinding?
  • 534371 : not dist'ed
  • 534390 : Patch: use av_picture_copy instead of swscale to copy pic...
  • 534392 : PATCH: never use ffdec_faad
  • 534783 : Remove FLV demuxer
  • 540401 : Garbled sound instead of music
  • 549799 : all audio codecs claim to support up to 6 channels


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

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


The project's website is

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).

Find us on IRC at #gstreamer.


Git is hosted on You can browse the gst-ffmpeg 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

  • Aurelien Grimaud
  • Edward Hervey
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Mark Nauwelaerts
  • Michael Smith
  • Sebastian Dröge
  • Thijs Vermeir
  • Tim-Philipp Müller
  • Wim Taymans

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