RELEASE: GStreamer Core, Plugins, RTSP Server, Editing Services, Python 1.6.1 stable release

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Fri Oct 30 08:21:52 PDT 2015

The GStreamer team is proud to announce the first bugfix release in the stable
1.6 release series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!

This release only contains bugfixes and it is safe to update from 1.6.0. For a
full list of bugfixes see Bugzilla:

See for the latest version of this document.

Major bugfixes

- Crashes in the gst-libav encoders were fixed
- More DASH-IF test streams are working now
- Live DASH, HLS and MS SmoothStreaming streams work more reliable and other
  fixes for the adaptive streaming protocols
- Reverse playback works with scaletempo to keep the audio pitch
- Correct stream-time is reported for negative applied_rate
- SRTP packet validation during decoding does not reject valid packets anymore
- Fixes for audioaggregator and aggregator to start producing output at the
  right time, and e.g. not outputting lots of silence in the beginning
- gst-libav's internal ffmpeg snapshot was updated to 2.8.1
- cerbero has support for Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
- Various memory leaks were fixed, including major leaks in playbin, playsink
  and decodebin
- Various GObject-Introspection annotation fixes for bindings
- and many, many more:

Release tarballs can be downloaded directly from:
973a3f213c8d41d6dd0e4e7e38fd6cccacd5ae1ac09e1179a8d5d869ef0a5c9c  gstreamer-1.6.1.tar.xz
9533dcfaa4ee32d435483d9fa88c06b1eba6e9bb234aacd7583f207199f44ba3  gst-plugins-base-1.6.1.tar.xz
86d4b814099f7b7b16be19d4b94fa41002ac01fdf1525b07c5764d54c0605935  gst-plugins-good-1.6.1.tar.xz
e176a9af125f6874b3d6724aa7566a198fa225d3ece0a7ac2f2b51c57e525466  gst-plugins-bad-1.6.1.tar.xz
0cc3f90e4322efe1f774272e8fe5c185be37cf7999cd5ca7e0e0607e03d56a57  gst-plugins-ugly-1.6.1.tar.xz
24d5e8e8b8c825af1a19aa80a27aba268ec383c8133fd4ef66e0e572ff6137a9  gst-libav-1.6.1.tar.xz
4308110981c768dcbcc92ee29c49a4f6dbd2560bb82e33b10d197e10c74bb72c  gst-rtsp-server-1.6.1.tar.xz
3cbe332e18fd2eaf23ddeee96c414f79ac1edc2f7d990582fa0ec5f977bd04f1  gst-python-1.6.1.tar.xz
f5f7e97db04faeaf6ec941652e75221e244b88e570720e031965d81b759e7bd2  gstreamer-editing-services-1.6.1.tar.xz

As always, please let us know of any issues you run into by filing a
bug in Bugzilla:

Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd ·

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