Crash when deleteLater() QML Video component in Qt 5.12.4-5.13.1, but not in Qt.5.12.3

  • I create QML video component from within C++

    QQmlComponent component(qmlEngine, QUrl::fromLocalFile("Video.qml"));
    QQmlContext* rootItemContext = QQmlEngine::contextForObject(rootWindow);
    QQuickItem *video= qobject_cast<QQuickItem*>(component.beginCreate(rootItemContext));
    if(video != nullptr) {
       QQmlEngine::setObjectOwnership(video, QQmlEngine::CppOwnership);
       // set video properties...

    video.qml is simple:

    import QtQuick 2.0
    import QtMultimedia 5.13
    Video {
        id: video
        source: "video.mp4"
        width: 800
        height: 400
        x: 0
        y: 0
        autoPlay: 1

    I remove the video later:


    It works exactly as I expect in Qt 5.12.3. But in Qt 5.13 the application crashes.
    I can see in Event Viewer that the problem is with Qt5Muldimedia.dll

    Faulting application name: app.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5d0a9f7a
    Faulting module name: Qt5Multimedia.dll, version:, time stamp: 0x5d027ea9
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x000000000004e740
    Faulting process id: 0xc4c
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d53c821dd1a2fd
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\app\bin\app.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\qml\qt\Qt5Multimedia.dll
    Faulting package full name: 
    Faulting package-relative application ID: 
    Fault bucket 2258054399709010408, type 4
    Event Name: APPCRASH
    Response: Not available
    Cab Id: 0
    Problem signature:
    P1: app.exe
    P3: 5d0a9f7a
    P4: Qt5Multimedia.dll
    P6: 5d027ea9
    P7: c0000005
    P8: 000000000004e740

    I wonder whether the way I remove the video component is wrong or there is a bug in Qt 5.13?
    How can I investigate more what really happens there?
    I also add that I remove video component when it is playing, but stopping before delete does not change anything.

  • Qt Champions 2018

    @ChrisTof said in Crash when deleteLater() QML Video component in Qt 5.13, but not in Qt.5.12.3:

    How can I investigate more what really happens there?

    Run through debugger and take a look at stack trace after the crash

  • For some reason I can debug Qt 5.12.3, but when I try to run debug on 5.13 then:

    Unable to create a debugging engine.

    I have already added 'Debugging Tools for Windows'.

  • Qt Champions 2018

    @christof And the correct debugger is set in the Kit?

  • It wasn't. Got the debugger working.
    The image was taken during debugging 5.13.0.
    The same code executed under 5.12.3 runs without any error.

  • In Qt 5.13.1 the error still persists. Any ideas why that happens?

  • I'm facing a similar issue but with pure QML code. The application crashes just after removing the QML Component containing the video item. Problem persists both in qt 5.12.4 and qt 5.13.1

  • Furthermore i can confirm that also in my case, the code works properly with qt 5.12.3. It does seem a regression introduced from qt 5.12.4.
    @ChrisTof could you confirm that the problem persist in qt 5.12.4 also in your case?

  • Yes, I can confirm the problem persists in qt 5.12.4.
    I reported the issue:


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