[Libav-user] HW decoding on Android

Alex Cohn alexcohn at netvision.net.il
Tue Jun 25 12:49:26 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 1:22 PM, Licheng Niu <niulicheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am not familiar with libstagefright in ffmpeg and I believe it works well
> on most devices. But since libstagefright uses Openmax IL api, I guess there
> would be some incompatible issues.
> The most frequently happened problem is color format incompatible. However,
> color format incompatible doesn't affect decoding.
> Another problem for example: On TI Tegra II cpu, there is a special way to
> use openmax api.

The advantage of stagefright is to provide a cros-device interface,
and compensate for OpenMax IL incompatibilities. This said, there
still may be hw-specific quirks, especially when using older devices.


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