[FFmpeg-devel] GPU Hardware Acceleration [was Re: openCL support]

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Wed Mar 14 23:56:15 CET 2012

> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 03:23:39AM +0100, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Maybe it would help if I rephrased the question.
>> "Are there any parts of FFMPEG that would benefit from Hardware
>> Acceleration that do not already have development in process?"
> libavfilter, high quality deinterlace, noise reduce, temporal
> interpolation, postprocess (spp in the highest quality setting comes
> to mind as something thats relatively simple, very computationally
> intensive and highly parallizeable)

Thanks Michael for your valuable feedback.

Of these items can we prioritise them for development? They are all useful
but which would have the most benefit?

> also as a toy project the mandelbrot source but thats less easy i
> suspect.

In which way? The algorithms have to be completely reworked?

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

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