Collabora and Fluendo announce support for iOS with the GStreamer SDK

Build complex-multimedia applications for tablets and mobiles phones using Apple iOS with the new release of the GStreamer SDK.
BARCELONA, Spain - June 12, 2013 - PRLog -- June 12, 2013 -- Collabora Ltd. and Fluendo S.A., the leading companies in open source multimedia, are pleased to announce the GStreamer SDK now enables building multimedia playback applications for iOS.

The latest GStreamer SDK introduces iOS support for GStreamer 0.10, allowing the powerful framework to be leveraged by iOS applications for advanced multimedia capabilities. The supported iOS versions are 6.0 and newer for ARM and x86 (iOS simulator). Developing applications with the GStreamer SDK for iOS is supported from Mac OS X only and requires XCode version 4 or newer.

The GStreamer SDK latest release also includes improvements for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and Android. It is freely available to download at The GStreamer SDK facilitates the use and implementation of GStreamer, a multimedia framework chosen by many Fortune 500 companies for the development of cross-platform and cross-architecture applications with multimedia needs and meeting the requirements of server, desktop, mobile, IVI, digital TV and digital signage environments. offers access to development resources
The release of the SDK for iOS aims to facilitate the adoption and development of the GStreamer framework on one of the most popular and commercial mobile platforms. Developers have free access to the SDK, extensive documentation, tutorials and instructions for installing GStreamer and getting started.

“Fluendo is very proud to have contributed in adding iOS to the list of operating systems supported by the GStreamer SDK. With the increasing consumption of audio and video on mobile devices, iOS represents a milestone that once more confirms how versatile and powerful the GStreamer framework is. We hope to see developers building apps for iOS with GStreamer very soon and everywhere”, said Julien Moutte, co-founder and CTO of Fluendo.

"Complementing the existing Android release with support for iOS makes the GStreamer SDK the strongest choice for developing multimedia-rich cross-platform mobile applications. Collabora is happy to be continuing its investment in GStreamer to facilitate its adoption for mobile development.", said Robert McQueen, CTO and co-founder of Collabora. "It shows the flexibility and power of the GStreamer framework to meet multimedia requirements across a wide range of industry sectors."

About GStreamer
GStreamer is an advanced open source multimedia framework used in a wide range of operating systems and devices. The GStreamer project aims at providing a modern and modular system suitable for any major multimedia product. GStreamer is already the de-facto multimedia platform for Linux based operating systems and with the GStreamer 1.0 release series the power of GStreamer is available to an even wider audience.

About the GStreamer SDK
The GStreamer SDK is a free and open source cross-platform software development kit that provides a consistent, well tested and high quality multimedia sub-system for amateurs and professional developers by means of packaged and pre-built libraries and tutorials.

About Fluendo
Founded in 2004 in Barcelona, Fluendo specializes in software development and consulting services to enable multimedia on multiple devices and operating systems. Fluendo employs several of the central developers of GStreamer, an Open Source framework which is quickly establishing itself as the de-facto standard multimedia framework for GNU/Linux and UNIX systems. Fluendo provides a wide range of products under and above GStreamer, including proprietary codecs (together with their respective patent licenses), a streaming server, and the Fluendo DVD Player. Fluendo develops multimedia software to offer cross-platform and open source-based multimedia solutions for wide variety of devices, always aiming at proposing an innovative perspective of entertainment.

About Collabora
Headquartered in Cambridge, UK with a network of developers worldwide, Collabora Ltd. is a software consultancy specializing in delivering the benefits of open source to the commercial world. Collabora combines years of open source software expertise with hard-won experience from working in the mobile and consumer electronics industries. They help clients effectively take open source technologies from the community to real-world consumers, re-using existing components to reduce time to market and focus on product differentiation.

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