Gstreamer and VDPAU usage for GP-GPU acceleration

Edward Hervey edward.hervey at
Thu Jun 23 01:54:27 PDT 2011


On Thu, 2011-06-23 at 09:42 +0200, jeremy lauraire wrote:
> Hi, 
> I am actually writing an app that uses libavcodec to take fully
> advantage of my 
> NVidia graphic card (GeForce ENGTX470) to decode and render MPEG2 /
> H264 videos.... 
> I know that Gstreamer already does it thanks to VDPAU usage and I
> would like to understand :
> - how it works,
> - and is it possible to embed part of the code in my app...
> I've already had a look at the code but I don't see what part directly
> concerns vdpau usage for decoding and rendering.

  The plugin code is in gst-plugins-bad/sys/vdpau/

  I don't know what your distribution is, but it should be provided by
the gst-plugins-bad package on your system.
  gst-inspect-0.10 vdpau


> Any help would be apprectiated!
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Edward Hervey  --  Collabora Limited
Multimedia Technical Lead

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