[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add VDA support to ffmpeg

Xunzhen Quan quanxunzhen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 09:56:12 CEST 2012

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 1:47 PM, Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm sorry, but this is just totally wrong.
> First of all, the HWAccels are working just fine. I know first-hand that
> the DXVA and VAAPI HWAccels work perfectly for decoding H264 (and other
> codecs), and i've also been told that the VDA HWAccel does also work fine.
> All of these you can see in use in for example VLC (including VDA,
> according to j-b). They are also not doing "complex mathematical
> computing", but high-level bitstream decoding. The codec feeds it full
> frames, and not only some math tasks to do.
> If mplayer does not support using the HWAccel infrastructure, thats
> something you should address with the mplayer developers. Adding a codec
> wrapper just to accommodate players which do not care to implement proper
> HWAccel support is just pure bloat.

Thx for informing. I'll turn to contribute some code for mplayer to enable
it to use VDA.

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