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  • Intel's H.265 Encoder SVT-HEVC 1.4.1 Released With Optimizations & More

    Phoronix: Intel's H.265 Encoder SVT-HEVC 1.4.1 Released With Optimizations & More

    While not quite as exciting as the big performance boost found with SVT-VP9 for AVX2 CPUs a few days ago, Intel's Scalable Video Technology team has released SVT-HEVC 1.4.1 as their newest feature release to this open-source H.265/HEVC video encoder...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...1.4.1-Released

  • andreano
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    Broadcasting license is one thing; another is the license to implement. If you only use a prepaid hardware implementation, you're fine, but everyone who compiles or distributes something like x265 is supposed to pick up the phone and negotiate a trivial amount of money with 3 licensing organizations and a handful of independent patent holders.
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    Not saying anyone cares to do that, but most distros restrict distribution of patent encumbered software for that reason, making it a nuisance for the user anyway.
    Last edited by andreano; 09-13-2019, 12:11 PM.

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  • cl333r
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    Originally posted by tildearrow View Post

    You should stay in H.264. H.265 is patent hell.
    I know H265 is worse patent wise but I'm not broadcasting my movies elsewhere so I don't care.

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  • tildearrow
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    Originally posted by cl333r View Post
    Now H.265 is something I actually care about, unlike VP9. All my movies are H.264 and now trying to pick H.265 when available and hoping for AV1 in a few years. Both VP8 & VP9 are dead to me, these are only relevant because of youtube, but even in this case when I use youtube-dl I download the H.264 version and when my future card supports AV1 decoding I'll be picking AV1 instead.
    You should stay in H.264. H.265 is patent hell.

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  • cl333r
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    Now H.265 is something I actually care about, unlike VP9. All my movies are H.264 and now trying to pick H.265 when available and hoping for AV1 in a few years. Both VP8 & VP9 are dead to me, these are only relevant because of youtube, but even in this case when I use youtube-dl I download the H.264 version and when my future card supports AV1 decoding I'll be picking AV1 instead.

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  • tildearrow
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    Awesome! Let's hope that the optimizations aren't going to degrade quality. Benchmarks comi-

    Some fresh SVT-HEVC benchmarks alongside Intel's other speedy open-source video encoders coming up soon on Phoronix
    never mind...

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