AMD Patches For OpenMAX HEVC/H.265 Decoding

Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 31 August 2016 at 10:12 AM EDT. 17 Comments
Gallium3D's VA-API state tracker has already supported H.265/HEVC video decoding as well as the support being in Gallium3D VDPAU too with it being supported by Radeon's open-source UVD code. Rounding out the API video-accelerated decode coverage of H.265 is now OpenMAX support.

For those making use of the OMX Gallium3D state tracker for accelerated OpenMAX, there are now patches by AMD's Leo Liu for OMX HEVC decode.

Adding the H.265/HEVC decode capability to the OMX Gallium3D state tracker took just under one thousand lines of new code. Good news for all capable Gallium drivers, assuming you use OpenMAX at all.
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