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Release notes for GStreamer OpenMAX IL wrapper plugin 1.12.1

The GStreamer team is proud to announce the first bugfix release in the stable 1.12 release series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!

This release only contains bugfixes and it is safe to update from 1.12.x. For a full list of bugfixes see Bugzilla.

See /releases/1.12/ for the full release notes.

This module contains a plugin that wraps available OpenMAX IL components and makes them available as standard GStreamer elements.

Other modules containing plugins are:

contains a basic set of well-supported plugins
contains a set of well-supported plugins under our preferred license
contains a set of well-supported plugins, but might pose problems for distributors
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

  • 782382 : gst-omx: missing config.h.meson
  • 782387 : gst-omx: fix linking issue when building with meson
  • 783346 : meson: define HAVE_VIDEO_EXT if OMX_VideoExt.h is present


You can find source releases of gst-omx in the gst-omx 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).

There is also a #gstreamer IRC channel on the Freenode IRC network.


Git is hosted on You can browse the gst-omx 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

  • Guillaume Desmottes
  • Tim-Philipp Müller

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