[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Nvidia NVENC 10-bit HEVC encoding and rate control lookahead support

Oliver Collyer ovcollyer at mac.com
Sat Aug 27 15:15:17 EEST 2016

Hi Timo

Well the copyright message at the top of nvEncodeAPI.h in the 7.0 SDK is identical to that for 6.0 so it looks ok in that respect.

I agree it’s an inconvenience to have to register and wait for approval (although mine came immediately and automatically).



> On 27 Aug 2016, at 14:49, Timo Rothenpieler <timo at rothenpieler.org> wrote:
> On 8/25/2016 7:56 PM, Oliver Collyer wrote:
>> Hi Timo
>> Thankyou for the clarification.
>> Attached are what should be the final versions of these patches then, with the support for YUV420P10 (and related conversion code) now dropped.
> While testing these patches, I noticed that you now have to go through a
> lenghty registration and confirmation process(read: I wasn't able to get
> the Version 7 Header/SDK yet, waiting for manual approval of my Video
> SDK registration).
> I definitely hope the nvEncodeApi header is still MIT licensed,
> otherwise it would force me to reject these patches, or re-introduce the
> non-free flag for nvenc.
> Either way this is a horrible situation, as bumping the SDK requirement
> to version 7 forces every user to go through the same registration process.
> I'll push for another attempt of including the header in ffmpeg once I
> get it. Provided it is still MIT licensed.
> Until that is somehow sorted, I'll wait with merging these patches.
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