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Intel VA-API Driver Gets H.264 Encoding Improvements For Broadwell

Intel

Published on 16 June 2014 07:30 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel
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Version 1.3.2 of Intel's VA-API driver for open-source video encode/decode using modern Intel HD Graphics GPUs has been released.

The Intel VA-API 1.3.2 driver update offers quality improvements for H.264 encoding on Broadwell hardware, many bug fixes, a scaling issue fix for Ivy Bridge / Haswell / Broadwell, support for MADI on Sandy Bridge, and other changes.

More details on the Intel VA-API 1.3.2 driver can be found via the Git release tag.

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