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Release notes for GStreamer 1.9.90

The GStreamer team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of the stable 1.10 release series. The 1.10 release series is adding new features on top of the 1.0, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6 and 1.8 series and is part of the API and ABI-stable 1.x release series of the GStreamer multimedia framework.

Binaries for Android, iOS, Mac OS X and Windows will be provided in the next days.

This module, gstreamer, only contains core functionality. For actual media playback, you will need other modules.

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
contains a set of codecs plugins based on libav (formerly gst-ffmpeg)

Bugs fixed in this release

  • 753922 : GValue types are registered after types that might use them (e.g. tags)
  • 770731 : gstconfig.h: Need to add support for more platforms / PPC broken
  • 770740 : No way to disable build of tests/misc
  • 771104 : element: seek_simple() does not reset stop position
  • 771210 : tests: new queue2: Add higher-resolution low/high-watermark properties unit test is flaky
  • 771306 : basesink: Remove unused fields and always use the buffer timestamp difference for calculating the QoS proportion
  • 771649 : gst_bin_sort_iterator_copy doesn't copy GstBinSortIterator::queue
  • 771029 : MSVC can't link against autotools-build generated DLLs


You can find source releases of gstreamer in the gstreamer 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).

Find us on IRC at #gstreamer.


Git is hosted on You can browse the gstreamer 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

  • Arun Raghavan
  • Carlos Rafael Giani
  • Graham Leggett
  • Jan Schmidt
  • Kouhei Sutou
  • Nirbheek Chauhan
  • Sebastian Dröge
  • Thiago Santos
  • Thibault Saunier
  • Tim-Philipp Müller
  • Wim Taymans
  • Wonchul Lee

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