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Release notes for GStreamer 1.8.0
The GStreamer team is pleased to announce the first release of the new stable
1.8 release series. The 1.8 release series is adding new features on top of
the 1.0, 1.2, 1.4 and 1.6 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 shortly after
the source release by the GStreamer project during the stable 1.8 release
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
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
* 763491 : typefind: behavior has changed on have-type signal, sets pad caps after signal handlers
* 763895 : Incorrect gir annotation on gst_element_query_convert
* 764034 : preset: Use GST_PRESET_PATH as an extension of the system path, not a replacement of the user path
* 763770 : multiqueue: not-linked pads might not drain out at EOS
==== Download ====
You can find source releases of gstreamer in the download
The git repository and details how to clone it can be found at
==== Homepage ====
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.
==== Developers ====
GStreamer is stored in Git, hosted at, and can be cloned
from there (see link above).
Interested developers of the core library, plugins, and applications should
subscribe to the gstreamer-devel list.
Contributors to this release
* Anthony G. Basile
* Aurélien Zanelli
* Ben Iofel
* Jan Schmidt
* Romain Picard
* Sebastian Dröge