AR# 66753


LogiCORE Video Mixer - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2016.1 tool and later versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for Video Mixer and includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History

This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the core generated in Vivado 2016.1 and later.

Video Mixer Page:


General Information:

Supported Devices can be found in the following three locations:

For a list of new features and added device support for all versions, see the Change Log file available with the core in Vivado.

Please seek technical support via the Video Board of the Xilinx Community Forums.

The Xilinx Forums are great resource for technical support.

The entire Xilinx User Community is available to help here, and you can ask questions and collaborate with Xilinx experts to get the solutions you need.

Table 1: Version Table

This table correlates the core version to the first Vivado design tools release version in which it was included.

Core VersionVivado Tools VersionIP Change log
v5.02020.1(Xilinx Answer 73626)
v4.0 (Rev. 1)2019.2(Xilinx Answer 72923)
v4.02019.1(Xilinx Answer 72242)
v3.0 (Rev. 2)2018.3(Xilinx Answer 71806)
v3.0 (Rev. 1)2018.2(Xilinx Answer 71212)
v3.02018.1(Xilinx Answer 70699)
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2017.4(Xilinx Answer 70386)
v2.02017.3(Xilinx Answer 69903)
v1.0 (Rev. 2)2017.1(Xilinx Answer 69055)
v1.0 (Rev. 1)2016.3(Xilinx Answer 68021)
v1.02016.1(Xilinx Answer 66930)


Table 2: General Guidance

The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the Video Mixer Subsystem.

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 71759)Why do I get the error "ERROR: [HLS 200-101] 'add_files': Too many positional arguments specified." when using HLS Based Video IPs
(Xilinx Answer 72651)Why can I not I see the option 'Use UltraRAM for Line Buffers' in the configuration GUI of the IP in Vivado 2019.1?

Table 3: Known and Resolved Issues

The following table provides known issues for Video Mixer, starting with v1.0, initially released in Vivado 2016.1.

Note: The "Version Found" column lists the version the problem was first discovered. The problem might also exist in earlier versions, but no specific testing has been performed to verify earlier versions.

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 75597)LogiCORE IP Video Mixer - Scaling algorithm does not work well for RGBA8 data type2019.12020.2
(Xilinx Answer 71802)Why do I see the Red and Blue colors swapped when setting the IP GUI configuration and the video format in the device tree for RGB and BGR?2018.32019.1
(Xilinx Answer 70182)Synthesis fails on Video Mixer IP in Block Design; "Synthesis target needs to be generated before calling compile_c."2017.32017.4


Table 4: Software - Bare Metal
Article NumberArticle TitleVersion Found


Table 5: Software - Linux
Article NumberArticle TitleVersion Found
(Xilinx Answer 73686)PetaLinux 2020.1 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2020.1
(Xilinx Answer 72293)PetaLinux 2019.1 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2019.1
(Xilinx Answer 71653)PetaLinux 2018.3 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2018.3
(Xilinx Answer 71201)PetaLinux 2018.2 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2018.2
(Xilinx Answer 70896)PetaLinux 2018.1 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2018.1
(Xilinx Answer 70277)PetaLinux 2017.4 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2017.4
(Xilinx Answer 69952)PetaLinux 2017.3 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2017.3
(Xilinx Answer 69372)PetaLinux 2017.2 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2017.2
(Xilinx Answer 69074)PetaLinux 2017.1 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues2017.1
Table 6: Example Design
Available in the tools starting 2016.1
Article NumberArticle TitleVersion Found



Revision History:

09/04/2020Added v5.0 to the version table, PetaLinux 2020.1 to Software table.
10/23/2019Added v4.1 to the version table, PetaLinux 2019.1 to Software table.
08/01/2019Added v4.0 to the version table, added (Xilinx Answer 71802) to known issues
12/05/2018Added v3.0 (Rev. 2) to the version table
11/28/2018Added v3.0, and v3.0 (Rev. 1) to the version table and (Xilinx Answer 71759) to General Guidance
02/09/2018Added v1.0 (Rev. 1), v1.0 (Rev. 2), v2.0 and v2.0 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 70182)
04/06/2016Initial Release

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
56851 Xilinx Multimedia, Video and Imaging Solution Center N/A N/A

Child Answer Records

AR# 66753
Date 12/09/2020
Status Active
Type Release Notes
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