Does avdec_vp8 use the VPU in IMX 6 ?

Tim Müller tim at
Fri Apr 29 08:07:30 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-04-29 at 00:15 -0700, jeromeh wrote:

> I'm trying to measure computation needs for a vp8 stream decoding in
> imx6 quad. I use the avdec_vp8 codec for that by I'm wondering if
> this codec use the vpu ?

No, avdec_* provides software decoders.

For imx vpu decoders, check out


Tim Müller, Centricular Ltd -

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