Release notes for
GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.12
The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new release
in the 0.10.x stable series of the
GStreamer Base 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 a set of reference plugins, base classes for other
plugins, and helper libraries.
This module is kept up-to-date together with the core developments. Element
writers should look at the elements in this module as a reference for
This module contains elements for, among others:
Other modules containing plug-ins are:
- device plugins: x(v)imagesink, alsa, v4lsrc, cdparanoia
- containers: ogg
- codecs: vorbis, theora
- text: textoverlay, subparse
- sources: audiotestsrc, videotestsrc, gnomevfssrc
- network: tcp
- audio processing: audioconvert, adder, audiorate, audioscale, volume
- visualisation: libvisual
- video processing: ffmpegcolorspace
- aggregate elements: decodebin, playbin
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins under our preferred license
- contains a set of well-supported plug-ins, but might pose problems for
- contains a set of less supported plug-ins that haven't passed the
rigorous quality testing we expect
Please note that decodebin2 API included in this release is still
considered unstable and WILL change in future releases. At this stage, only
developers or early adopters should consider using the decodebin2 API embodied
in its signals and properties.
Features of this release
- New API for on-demand plugin installation
- Xv thread-safety and configuration enhancements
- decodebin2 improvements
- Support more raw audio format conversions
- Improvements in Ogg support
- AudioFilter base class ported to 0.10
- Fixes for subtitles
- Latency/live-playback support for Alsa
- Lots of bug fixes and improvements
Bugs fixed in this release
: No video in .ogm files with decodebin2
: [audioconvert] support for 64-bit float audio
: [decodebin] can't handle decoders with always src pads wi...
: Add de.po German translation
: [oggmux] doesn't detect EOS on all sinkpads
: [oggdemux] rhythmbox crash on fast clicking on rating in ...
: Totem does not play mp3 files when lyrics are present
: [cddabasesrc,basertpaudiopayload] compile errors with gcc...
: totem crashed to gst_xvimagesink_update_colorbalance
: [xvimagesink] accesses - > xwindow outside locks
: gst_xoverlay_set_xwindow_id() causing lockups with x(v)im...
: x input events processing in sinks with xoverlay interfac...
: Documentation typo
: add xv adaptor and port properties in xvimagesink element.
: [oggdemux] internal stream error on OggFlac
: [vorbis] GST_TAG_LOCATION not mapped
: [API] add libgstbaseutils library for missing plugins mes...
: mpeg4 video typefinder loops endlessly on quicktime redirect
: audioconvert/audioresample combination causing buffer of ...
: [patch] XIOError caught in x[v]imagesink.c
: [typefinding] .vob file: could not determine type of stream
: [theoraenc] GLib failed to allocate 3080991032 bytes on g...
: Crash in the oggdemux plugin when trying to play a specia...
: [playbin] rapidly changing visualisation freezes
: Move libgimme-codec helper functions to GStreamer
: visualisations don't work for some samplerates
: decodebin2 hang on HD clip
: Crash with Decodebin2
: not reading " DATE " tags from Flac files
: Fails to build with -z defs
: [suparse] wrong timing with microdvd subtitles
: [pango] localtime_r does not exist in MinGW
: Test failure w/ HP-UX 11.11 & native compiler
: [textoverlay] leaks upstream events if textpad unlinked
: GstAudioFilter base class broken
: [videoscale] floating point exception on 1x1 video
: [alsa] probing the device-name doesn't seem to work corre...
: [videorate] memory leak
: Crash copying a GstNetBuffer
: [visual] error if width not a multiple of 4
: [alsasink] deadlocks when disconnecting USB Sounddevice
- API additions
You can find source releases of gst-plugins-base in the
gst-plugins-base download directory.
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at
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.
Git is hosted on git.freedesktop.org. You can
browse the gst-plugins-base 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
- Andy Wingo
- David Schleef
- Ed Catmur
- Edward Hervey
- Günter Thelen
- Holger Wansing
- Jan Schmidt
- Jens Granseuer
- Julien MOUTTE
- Julien Puydt
- Loïc Minier
- René Stadler
- Sebastian Dröge
- Stefan Kost
- Sébastien Moutte
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Wim Taymans
- Yves Lefebvre