GStreamer VA-API Handles New Video Capabilities
Phoronix: GStreamer VA-API Handles New Video Capabilities
The GStreamer plug-ins for handling VA-API video encoding and decoding have been updated to support new features and capabilities...
gstreamer is slow compared to mplayer or vlc
I don't have any results on it, but I definitely feel that MPV (the fork of Mplayer/Mplayer2) is faster and is better quality than gstreamer-based applications. VLC too...
Originally Posted by pandev92
Could just be my imagination though. Definitely not the VLC part though, I've had issues with VLC video quality since forever *shrug*