Release notes for
GStreamer Base Plug-ins 0.10.13
"What's Going on?"
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
Features of this release
- Many fixes and improvements
- RTP and RTCP support improved
- Parallel installability with 0.8.x series
- Threadsafe design and API
Bugs fixed in this release
: [audioconvert] support floats with non-native endianness
: closing x/xvimagesink window crashes gst-launch
: [API] add gst_tag_freeform_string_to_utf8()
: [subparse] add support for MPL2 format
: GstMixerTrack should make untranslated label available
: [audioconvert] Uses biased rounding which results in dist...
: [subparse] add more colour map in sami parser
: videorate breaks on dimension changes
: Vorbis tags of type double use locale-dependent formatting
: Verify ReplayGain vorbistag processing in libs/tag testsuite
: Decodebin2 leaks pads
: GstPlayBaseBin leaks streaminfo objects
: Rtp base depayloader class doesn't send new_segment after...
: gst_base_rtp_audio_payload_push() should take object of i...
: [ximagesink] doesn't build if XShm is not available
: [videorate] leaks buffer if flow != OK
: [baseaudiosrc] misleading warning message when dropping s...
: [theoradec] does not generate a perfect stream
: Theoradec doesn't work well with gnonlin
: [theoradec] does not compile with old version of libtheora
: [gstriff] Doesn't handle width!=depth files with audio/x-...
: audioconvert doesn't build on VS6
: regression in playbin buffering
: [playbin] " Internal data flow error " opening movie with s...
: totem crashed with SIGSEGV in new_decoded_pad_full()
: do latency calculation for live sources
: RB does not play beyond initially downloaded podcast file
: [id3demux, id3v2mux] Add support for GST_TAG_MUSICBRAINZ_...
- API additions
- add gst_tag_freeform_string_to_utf8()
- GstBaseAudioSink::slave-method property
- add "min-ptime" property to RTP base audio payloader
- GstMixerTrack::untranslated-label property
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
- Alex Lancaster
- Andy Wingo
- Christian Kirbach
- Dan Williams
- David Schleef
- Edward Hervey
- Jan Schmidt
- Julien MOUTTE
- Kamil Pawlowski
- Marc-Andre Lureau
- Mark Nauwelaerts
- Michael Smith
- Olivier Crete
- René Stadler
- Sebastian Dröge
- Sebastien Moutte
- Stefan Kost
- Thomas Vander Stichele
- Tim-Philipp Müller
- Tommi Myöhänen
- Vincent Torri
- Wim Taymans
- Young-Ho Cha
- Zaheer Abbas Merali
- Zeeshan Ali