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

Andrey Utkin andrey.krieger.utkin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 11:59:02 CET 2013

2012/12/31 Roger Pack <rogerdpack2 at gmail.com>:
> I wish I had time to implement bindings to
> https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-codec-libraries (nvcuvenc).  There
>  "may" be libraries for nvcuvenc for linux, I haven't looked into it
> too much, but
>  every so often people that do live streaming using ffmpeg "wish" they
>  could use their graphics card for encoding, to save on cpu, so it might
>  be interesting.

Nvidia H.264 encoding library is not available for linux, only for windows.
There is a commercial multi-platform library leveraging Nvidia GPU
from MainConcept. BTW it utilizes CPU quite noticeably, still its
performance figured out to be not interesting in comparsion with

Andrey Utkin

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