[FFmpeg-devel] VDPAU decoding: access to frames

Joakim Plate elupus
Tue Jun 23 18:49:50 CEST 2009

Guillaume POIRIER <poirierg <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> 2009/6/23 Jean-Michel Pour? <jmpoure <at> free.fr>
> > On Tue, 2009-06-23 at 13:47 +0200, fixounet <at> free.fr wrote:
> > > You can do it as of today since the actual decoding in on the caller
> > > side.
> > > Call  VDPAU getDataSurface at the end to retrieve the YV12 data
> > > Hoping that helps
> >
> > So why not allow ffmpeg to retrieve the data? It would be very useful
> > instead of displaying directly.

Your missing the point.. ffmpeg doesn't use vdpau to decode data. It only 
provides a client application the information required for it to use vdpau to 
decode data, in a format that vdpau can consume.

Thus you can't grab any vdpay decoded data using ffmpeg at all. 


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