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This is GStreamer 1.6.0

The GStreamer team is proud to announce a new major feature release in the
stable 1.x API series of your favourite cross-platform multimedia framework!

This release has been in the works for more than a year and is packed with new
features, bug fixes and other improvements.

See for the full list of


- Stereoscopic 3D and multiview video support
- Trick mode API for key-frame only fast-forward/fast-reverse playback etc.
- Improved DTS (decoding timestamp) vs. PTS (presentation timestamp) handling
  to account for negative DTS
- New GstVideoConverter API for more optimised and more correct conversion of
  raw video frames between all supported formats, with rescaling
- v4l2src now supports renegotiation
- v4l2transform can now do scaling
- V4L2 Element now report Colorimetry properly
- Easier chunked recording of MP4, Matroska, Ogg, MPEG-TS: new splitmuxsink
  and multifilesink improvements
- Content Protection signalling API and Common Encryption (CENC) support for
- Many adaptive streaming (DASH, HLS and MSS) improvements
- New PTP and NTP network client clocks and better remote clock tracking
- High-quality text subtitle overlay at display resolutions with glimagesink
  or gtkglsink
- RECORD support for the GStreamer RTSP Server
- Retransmissions (RTX) support in RTSP server and client
- RTSP seeking support in client and server has been fixed
- RTCP scheduling improvements and reduced size RTCP support
- MP4/MOV muxer acquired a new "robust" mode of operation which attempts to
  keep the output file in a valid state at all times
- Live mixing support in aggregator, audiomixer and compositor was improved a
- compositor now supports rescaling and converting inputs streams on the fly
- New audiointerleave element with proper input synchronisation and live input
- Blackmagic Design DeckLink capture and playback card support was rewritten
  from scratch; 2k/4k support; mode sensing
- KLV metadata support in RTP and MPEG-TS
- H.265 video encoder (x265), decoders (libav, libde265) and RTP payloader and
- New DTLS plugin and SRTP/DTLS support
- OpenGL3 support, multiple contexts and context propagation, 3D video,
  transfer/conversion separation, subtitle blending
- New OpenGL-based QML video sink, Gtk GL video sink, CoreAnimation
  CAOpenGLLayerSink video sink
- gst-libav switched to ffmpeg as libav-provider, gains support for
  3D/multiview video, trick modes, and the CAVS codec
- GstHarness API for unit tests
- gst-editing-services got a completely new ges-launch-1.0 interface, improved
  mixing support and integration into gst-validate
- gnonlin has been deprecated in favor of nle (Non Linear Engine) in
- gst-validate has a new plugin system, an extensive default testsuite,
  support for concurrent test runs and valgrind support
- cerbero build tool for SDK binary packages gains new 'bundle-source' command
- Various improvements to the Android, iOS, OS X and Windows platform support
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