[Libva] Do all back-end drivers support H.264 hardware encoding?
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Tue Oct 4 21:59:35 PDT 2011
2011/10/5 Karthik Kailash <karthik at freestreammedia.com>:
> I would like to purchase a graphics card and use it with LibAV / VAAPI for
> hardware accelerated encoding and decoding of h.264 video. Do all the
> hardware platforms and associated drivers listed
> on http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/vaapi have support for hardware
> acceleration of h264 encoding?
Only Intel platforms support HW accelerated H.264 encoding with VA-API
at this time. In particular, this means Sandy Bridge platforms.
Besides, there is no support yet in FFmpeg for HW accelerated H.264
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