[Ffmpeg-devel] MPEG-2 Acceleration Under Mac OS X - Can We Move This Forward?

galenz at zinkconsulting.com galenz
Tue Aug 29 04:17:41 CEST 2006

On Aug 28, 2006, at 7:10 PM, Rich Felker wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 01:58:19AM +0100, Robert Swain wrote:
>> Hello,
>> galenz at zinkconsulting.com wrote:
>>> I'm tossing this out to you all, as ffmpeg developers, in hopes that
>>> somebody has some interest in working further on this. It would be
>>> interesting if the functionality could somehow be integrated into
>>> libavcodec, or perhaps just simply an effective player be put  
>>> together.
>>> There are millions of users who could benefit!
>> I'm interested in this as I have a MacBook and such things would  
>> be useful.
>> I doubt I have the same level of skills as yourself and John but I  
>> might be
>> able to offer some suggestions. My initial thought was that you  
>> might try
>> to make it into a library such that it can be easily used by any  
>> project.
>> MPlayerOSX or VLC might be other points of interest if you don't  
>> want to
>> make it into a library. Also, is it possible to extend to  
>> functionality of
>> the code to allow decoding of other codecs than MPEG-2?
> The best way to use this IMO is to make a vo driver for it in MPlayer,
> possibly merging it with an existing relevant MPlayer vo driver.
> FFmpeg libs should communicate with the driver the same way they do
> for xvmc.
> Rich

Any volunteers? :)


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