NVIDIA Launches Open-Source Video Processing Framework For Python
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA on 16 December 2019 at 04:37 PM EST. 26 Comments
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NVIDIA's "VideoProcessingFramework" is an open-source set of C++ libraries that are wrapped around by Python bindings for interacting with their closed-source Video Codec SDK. The function of this framework is to make it easy to exploit GPU-accelerated video encode/decode from Python.

While Python isn't the most performant language, it's easy-to-use and with its mass following NVIDIA has decided to publish this Video Processing Framework that amounts to a Python wrapper around their existing Video Codec SDK C++ stack for GPU-based video encode/decode on Kepler and newer.

So you end up with easy-to-read/write code while exploiting high-performance GPU-based video acceleration.

The code is available as NVIDIA's VideoProcessingFramework on GitHub.

In announcing VPF on their developer blog they provided a brief Python code example of using the PyNvCodec module for showing video transcoding in Python.
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