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Windows 10 Pro vs. Five Linux Distributions In Various...   Operating Systems   23 Mar 2018
An Interview With The Developers Of FFmpeg   Software   11 Mar 2009
A NVIDIA VDPAU Back-End For Intel's VA-API   Display Drivers   03 Feb 2009
Mplayer, FFmpeg Gain VA-API Support   Software   24 Dec 2008

FFmpeg Linux News

PulseAudio Plugin Allows For Better Bluetooth Audio...   Hardware   11 Feb 2019
HandBrake 1.2 Released: Switches Over To FFmpeg, Early...   Free Software   19 Dec 2018
Debian 9.6 Released With Many Security & Bug...   Debian   10 Nov 2018
Clear Linux Developers Weigh Supporting Snaps   Clear Linux   07 Nov 2018
FFmpeg 4.1 Brings AV1 Parser & Support For AV1 In...   Multimedia   06 Nov 2018
FFmpeg Re-Enables HEVC Decode For NVIDIA VDPAU   Multimedia   31 Oct 2018
Samsung Open-Source Group Reportedly Shuts Down   Free Software   27 Oct 2018
Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS Updated With New Kernel,...   Operating Systems   11 Oct 2018
DAV1D: A New AV1 Video Decoder From The VideoLAN...   Multimedia   01 Oct 2018
OBS Studio Now Supports VA-API For Video Encoding   Multimedia   26 Sep 2018
OpenShot 2.4.3 Releases With Performance Improvements,...   Multimedia   23 Sep 2018
Amlogic Video Decode Driver Posted For The Linux...   Multimedia   02 Sep 2018
FFmpeg Received Support For Performing More Operations...   Multimedia   29 Aug 2018
Wine-Staging 3.12 Released With 990 Patches Atop...   WINE   10 Jul 2018
OpenShot 2.4.2 Released For Many Improvements To This...   Multimedia   30 Jun 2018
One Of The Few Games On The Open-Source id Tech 4...   Linux Gaming   29 May 2018
FFmpeg 4.0 Released With New Encoders/Decoders, NVIDIA...   Multimedia   20 Apr 2018
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2018
The Open Benchmarks So Far Available For Windows 10 /...   Phoronix Test Suite   19 Mar 2018
GTK+ 4.0 Getting Audio/Video Playback Integration   GNOME   18 Mar 2018
Amarok 2.9 Released As The Last Step Before Qt5/KF5   KDE   09 Mar 2018
Linux Gaming Performance Doesn't Appear Affected By...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2018
FFmpeg Lands OpenCL Improvements   Multimedia   23 Nov 2017
FFmpeg Continues Working Its "NVDEC" NVIDIA...   Multimedia   22 Nov 2017
FFmpeg Expands Its NVDEC CUDA-Accelerated Video...   NVIDIA   14 Nov 2017
FFmpeg Lands NVDEC-Accelerated H.264 Decoding   Multimedia   11 Nov 2017
Fedora Linux Can Finally Offer AAC Audio Codec Support   Fedora   12 Oct 2017
FFmpeg's VP9 Decoder Is Much Faster Thanks To GSoC...   Multimedia   08 Sep 2017
FFmpeg Has Seen Some AVX2 Optimizations For VP9...   Multimedia   27 Aug 2017
MPV 0.26 Media Player Released   Multimedia   18 Jul 2017
SPI 2016 Annual Report Released, Details Various OSS...   Free Software   10 Jul 2017
VP9 Added To VA-API's Encode Capabilities For FFmpeg   Multimedia   25 Jun 2017
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer,...   Google   04 May 2017
FFmpeg 3.3 Brings Native Opus Encoder, Support For...   Multimedia   17 Apr 2017
VP9 Encoder Gets Better Multi-Threading Performance   Google   02 Apr 2017
AC3 Codec Coming For Fedora 26   Fedora   22 Mar 2017
10-bit HEVC Decoding For RadeonSI Gallium3D Appears...   Mesa   08 Mar 2017
The Speed Of LLVM's LLD Linker Continues Looking Good   LLVM   27 Feb 2017
Libav Now Supports VA-API VP8 & MPEG2 Encode,...   Multimedia   31 Jan 2017
GStreamer 1.11.1 Released   Multimedia   12 Jan 2017
Early Benchmarks Of Linux 4.10 Show Some Improvements...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2016
Avidemux Open-Source Video Editor Updated To End Out...   Multimedia   31 Dec 2016
RISCVEMU: RISC-V System Emulator, Can Boot Fedora   Virtualization   20 Dec 2016
KDE's Krita 3.1 Released With Speedups &...   KDE   14 Dec 2016
Outreachy Winter 2016 Projects/Participants Announced   GNOME   20 Nov 2016
KDE3-Forked Desktop Updated With Partial FreeBSD...   KDE   09 Nov 2016
KDE Applications 16.12 Release Schedule Ratified   KDE   23 Oct 2016
Outreachy Deadlines Are Due Next Week For Winter...   GNOME   14 Oct 2016
AMD Open-Sources Advanced Media Framework, But No...   AMD   18 Aug 2016
Libav Gets An OpenH264 Decoder Wrapper   Multimedia   28 Jun 2016
FFmpeg 3.1 Is Primed With New Features: Includes...   Multimedia   27 Jun 2016
FFmpeg Lands VA-API H.264 / H.265 / MJPEG Encoder...   Multimedia   15 May 2016
Google Summer of Code 2016 Projects Announced   Google   23 Apr 2016
Libav Adds H.264 & MPEG4 Encoders Using OpenMAX IL   Multimedia   13 Apr 2016
MythTV 0.28 Released   Multimedia   11 Apr 2016
Open-Source Stress Testing & Torturing Your Linux...   Phoronix Test Suite   04 Apr 2016
Libav's libavcodec Adds New VA-API Encoders   Multimedia   30 Mar 2016
Outreachy Applications Open For Summer Of 2016   Free Software   19 Feb 2016
MPlayer 1.3.0 Officially Released   Multimedia   16 Feb 2016
FFmpeg 3.0 Released, Supports VP9 VA-API Acceleration   Multimedia   15 Feb 2016
Libav Finally Lands VDPAU Support For Accelerated HEVC...   Multimedia   13 Feb 2016
MPlayer 1.2.1 Released With Bug Fixes   Multimedia   24 Jan 2016
CineForm HD Is Being Worked On For Linux/Open-Source...   Multimedia   01 Jan 2016
OpenMW 0.37 Released, Switches To OpenSceneGraph   Linux Gaming   01 Dec 2015
Jetson TX1, One Second Linux & Other Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2015
Firefox Enables FFmpeg Support By Default   Mozilla   15 Nov 2015
Opera 33 In Beta With Linux Proprietary Codecs Support   Proprietary Software   23 Oct 2015
Libav Lands Kvazaar HEVC/H.265 Encoder   Multimedia   23 Oct 2015
MPlayer 1.2 Released   Multimedia   03 Oct 2015
FFmpeg's Player Gets Inspired By MPlayer-Forked MPV...   Multimedia   28 Sep 2015
FFmpeg 2.8 Brings Intel QSV Encoding/Decoding, HEVC...   Multimedia   09 Sep 2015
FFmpeg Adds VA-API HEVC/H.265 Hardware Acceleration...   Intel   27 Aug 2015
The Chromium Web Browser Might Finally Be Added To...   Fedora   11 Aug 2015
FFmpeg's Leader Resigns, Hopes To Make Libav...   Multimedia   31 Jul 2015
Libav & FFmpeg Add New Libmfx-based Decoders For...   Intel   26 Jul 2015
SPI Has Published Their 2015 Annual Report With A Look...   Free Software   16 Jul 2015
FFmpeg Is Returning To Debian   Debian   08 Jul 2015
See How Your Linux PC Compares To The Core i7 5775C...   Intel   05 Jul 2015
OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 2 Packs In Linux 4.0, Mesa 10.6,...   Multimedia   16 Jun 2015
FFmpeg 2.7 Adds New Acceleration Options, Better...   Multimedia   09 Jun 2015
Libav Adds H.264 & HEVC Encoders For NVIDIA's...   NVIDIA   31 May 2015
Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM,...   Google   04 May 2015
Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released   Multimedia   01 May 2015
OPW/Outreachy Has 30 Summer Projects For Encouraging...   GNOME   30 Apr 2015
Microsoft Releases New Code IDE For Linux!   Microsoft   29 Apr 2015
Making It Easier To Deploy CUDA On Fedora   Fedora   28 Apr 2015
QtWebEngine Poses Problems For Debian, Distribution...   Qt   23 Apr 2015
FFmpeg Enables H.265 Encoding For New NVIDIA GPUs   Multimedia   25 Mar 2015
Wine-Staging 1.7.38 Adds Job Object Support, Improved...   WINE   08 Mar 2015
FFmpeg 2.6 Release Brings NVENC Support   Multimedia   07 Mar 2015
X.Org & Other Organizations Accepted For GSoC 2015   Google   04 Mar 2015
Allwinner Continues Violating The LGPL   Hardware   04 Mar 2015
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2015
More Proof That Allwinner Is Violating The GPL   Hardware   25 Feb 2015
NVIDIA 346.35 Linux Driver Supports Maxwell Mobile...   NVIDIA   18 Jan 2015
Libav Adds OpenH264 Encoder Support: Good Performance,...   Multimedia   07 Jan 2015
Kodi 14.0 Released For The Holidays - Formerly Known...   Multimedia   23 Dec 2014
FFmpeg 2.5 Brings Animated PNG, WebP Decoding Support   Multimedia   04 Dec 2014
Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg   NVIDIA   22 Nov 2014
FFmpeg Is Returning To Ubuntu With 15.04 Release   Multimedia   20 Nov 2014