1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

GStreamer SDK Now Supported On Apple iOS

Free Software

Published on 12 June 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
1 Comment

Fluendo and Collabora are jointly announcing today that the GStreamer SDK is coming to iOS! Thanks to the work done by the two companies, iOS apps can now leverage the GStreamer framework for their multimedia needs. This is in addition to GStreamer already working on Android and all major desktop platforms.

For those iOS developers now looking for compelling multimedia support for their mobile applications, Collabora and Fluendo are making their promising Software Development Kit be supported. Already the GStreamer SDK has been supported by Linux, OS X, Windows, and Android.

Today's news shouldn't be a huge surprise since there's been an iOS preview release dating back to April. "Collabora and Fluendo are currently working on adding support for iOS to the GStreamer SDK at gstreamer.com. This includes GStreamer 0.10 and all relevant plugins, and their dependencies. Additionally new audio/video sinks are available for iOS. Support for the codecs on iOS devices is not included because Apple does not provide any public API to access them at all. This should all work on the iOS simulator and on any iOS devices that run iOS 6.0 or newer, which means iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPad 2/3/4/5, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 4/5th generation."

I've briefly looked through the GStreamer SDK documentation for iOS and it appears comprehensive and useful, although I'm not an iOS developer myself. For those wishing to do some more exploring and to check out this great work by Fluendo and Collabora, check out the GStreamer SDK for iOS development documentation and/or visit GStreamer.com.

Also for end-users on the desktop that may be interested in GStreamer but not into iOS development, on a separate note, be sure to check out Fluendo Codec Pack 18 for an extensive collection of GStreamer multimedia codecs. I've used the Fluendo Codec Pack personally and it's been to great success. Fluendo is also a kind supporter of Phoronix.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Trying The Configurable 45 Watt TDP With AMD's A10-7800 / A6-7400K
  2. Sumo's Omni Gets Reloaded
  3. AMD A10-7800 & A6-7400K APUs Run Great On Linux
  4. Radeon Gallium3D Is Running Increasingly Well Against AMD's Catalyst Driver
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD's RadeonSI Driver Sped Up A Lot This Summer
  2. Intel's Latest Linux Graphics Code Competes Against OS X 10.9
  3. Intel Sandy Bridge Gets A Surprise Boost From Linux 3.17
  4. Open-Source Radeon Graphics Have Some Improvements On Linux 3.17
Latest Linux News
  1. GNOME/GTK+ Human Interface Guidelines Updated
  2. The Widely-Criticized New Commercial Linux Distro Is Now On Kickstarter
  3. CUDA 6.5 Is Doing Great For Blender
  4. Wayland & Weston 1.6 Alpha Released
  5. Nouveau Gets Improved Re-Clocking Handling For Select GPUs
  6. A New First-Person Mystery Game Might Be Coming To Linux
  7. Patch By Patch, LLVM Clang Gets Better At Building The Linux Kernel
  8. VC4 Gallium3D Driver Now Handles X With GLAMOR
  9. Opera 25 Development Release For Linux
  10. Steam Now Supports VA-API For In-Home Game Streaming
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. OSS radeon driver for A10-7850K (Kaveri)
  2. Btrfs Gets Talked Up, Googler Encourages You To Try Btrfs
  3. Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT
  4. American Citizens running AMOK for food stamps
  5. What Linux Distribution Should Be Benchmarked The Most?
  6. Company I work for is looking to contribute to Open Source projects... but wrongly?
  7. Microsoft vs. Campaign
  8. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers