RELEASE: GStreamer VA-API Plugins 0.5.7

Gwenole Beauchesne gb.devel at
Tue Nov 26 09:28:06 PST 2013

gstreamer-vaapi is a collection of GStreamer plugins and helper
libraries that allow hardware accelerated video decoding through
VA-API. Depending on the underlying hardware, the following video
decoders are supported: JPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4:2, H.264 and VC-1.
Renderers are available for X11, GLX, Wayland and raw DRM for headless

== Source Code ==

* Git repository:

* Source tarballs:
  6baa794e5f95a22fbb5e0788ec29c8a78f40b5b3  gstreamer-vaapi-0.5.7.tar.bz2

== Changes ==

Major changes:
* Add support for GStreamer 1.2
  + GstContext queries in either direction
  + GstVideoGLTextureUploadMeta support for e.g. WebKit/GTK
* Add support for video processing (VA/VPP)
  + Scaling and color conversion
  + Image enhancement filters: Sharpening, Noise Reduction
  + Advanced deinterlacing: Motion-Adaptive, Motion-Compensated
* JPEG decoder bug fixes and improvements
  + Add support for multiscan images
  + Improve overall performance by +12%
  + Fix robustness and tolerance to missing packets
  + Fix detection of image boundaries
  + Fix decoding from Logitech Pro C920 cameras

Other changes:
* Fix vaapidecode pause/resume/seek capabilities

== Reporting Bugs ==

* Bugs can be reported in the GNOME Bugzilla system at:

>From the main page, new bugs can be reported through New -> Other ->
gstreamer-vaapi product.

== Contributors ==

This release was brought to you by: Gwenole Beauchesne, Halley Zhao,
Junfeng Xu, Ross Burton, Sreerenj Balachandran, Víctor Manuel Jáquez
Leal, Wind Yuan. Thanks!

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