VA-API HEVC Decode Support Added To Gallium3D

Written by Michael Larabel in AMD on 27 October 2015 at 09:24 PM EDT. 19 Comments
Latest patches courtesy of AMD to Mesa implement VA-API HEVC/H.265 video decoding support for the latest Radeon GPUs.

Boyuan Zhang of AMD added HEVC decode to the VA state tracker. He also hooked up the HEVC decode for the Radeon UVD support.

That HEVC video decode support on the GPU is now in Mesa 11.1-devel for Radeon GPUs. AMD's Unified Video Decoder 6 (UVD6) adds the support for High Efficiency Video Coding, which is currently found in just the Fiji GPU and Carrizo APUs.
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