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Release notes for GStreamer libav Plugins 1.7.1

The GStreamer team is pleased to announce the first release of the unstable 1.7 release series. The 1.7 release series is adding new features on top of the 1.0, 1.2, 1.4 and 1.6 series and is part of the API and ABI-stable 1.x release series of the GStreamer multimedia framework. The unstable 1.7 release series will lead to the stable 1.8 release series in the next weeks. Any newly added API can still change until that point.

Binaries for Android, iOS, Mac OS X and Windows will be provided separately during the unstable 1.7 release series.

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

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 759752 : [gst-libav] link error with clang or gcc on FreeBSD
  • 754242 : avviddec: fix memory leak
  • 754690 : libtool versions earlier than 2.4.4 fail with autoreconf
  • 758726 : avviddec: slice offset handling of real video leads to memory mishandling.
  • 759846 : incorrectly maps ffmpeg mono to GStreamer front-center

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 https://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

  • Luis de Bethencourt
  • Mark Nauwelaerts
  • Nicolas Dufresne
  • Reynaldo H. Verdejo Pinochet
  • Sebastian Dröge
  • Thiago Santos
  • Tim-Philipp Müller
  • Vineeth T M
  • Vineeth TM

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