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Release notes for GStreamer 1.5.91
The GStreamer team is pleased to announce the second release candidate for the
stable 1.6 release series. The 1.6 release series is adding new features on top of
the 1.0, 1.2 and 1.4 series and is part of the API and ABI-stable 1.x release
series of the GStreamer multimedia framework. The final 1.6.0 release is planned
in the next few days unless any major bugs are found.
Binaries for Android, iOS, Mac OS X and Windows will be provided separately by
the GStreamer project.
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
* 754036 : bin: Make sure we don't add/remove a bin to/from itself
* 754040 : Investigate why caps negotiation is slower than in 1.4
* 754193 : harness: misc bugfixes
* 754661 : harness: Fix race for gst_harness_element_ref
* 754875 : no socketpair() check causes unresolved reference
* 754975 : bin: trivial fix in critical log when threadpool alloc fails
* 755019 : gstreamer: Fix error leak during failure cases
==== 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
* Arun Raghavan
* Havard Graff
* Igor Rondarev
* Nicolas Dufresne
* Sebastian Dröge
* Stian Selnes
* Thiago Santos
* Thibault Saunier
* Tim-Philipp Müller
* Vineeth TM
* Vivia Nikolaidou