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Release notes for A set of VA-API based elements for GStreamer 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.

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 781759 : visualizations fail with vaapi
  • 782542 : vaapiwindow_x11: invalid src rect info when using vpp in vaapiwindow.
  • 782543 : vaapisink: disabled event thread when PLAYING- > NULL- > PLAYING
  • 783726 : vaapi: failure of some tcs in gst-validate-launcher


You can find source releases of gstreamer-vaapi in the gstreamer-vaapi 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 gstreamer-vaapi 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

  • Hyunjun Ko
  • Víctor Manuel Jáquez Leal

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