GStreamer VA-API 0.6 Adds H.265 Encode/Decode

Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 16 July 2015 at 09:34 AM EDT. 7 Comments
Version 0.6 of the GStreamer VA-API plug-ins is now available. These GStreamer plug-ins expose video encode/decode for GStreamer that's backed by VA-API on supported graphics hardware/drivers.

GStreamer VA-API 0.6 plug-ins add support for HEVC/H.265 video decode and encode, VP8 encoder support, JPEG encoder support, and support the EGL windowing system. There's also support for the H.264 Multi-View High Profile encoding format. Beyond that there are many bug-fixes with this update.

More details on the GStreamer VA-API open-source update can be found via the mailing list announcement.
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