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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

PipeWire 0.3.44 Released With Latency Improvements,...   PipeWire   27 Jan 2022
X.Org Foundation May Find A New Organization To Join   X.Org   21 Jan 2022
Firefox Gets AV1 VA-API Acceleration Sorted Out   Mozilla   18 Jan 2022
FFmpeg 5.0 Aims To Be An LTS Release   Multimedia   17 Jan 2022
FFmpeg 5.0 Released For This Popular, Open-Source...   Multimedia   14 Jan 2022
Better AMD Radeon VCE Video Encode Performance Coming...   Radeon   30 Dec 2021
Intel Contributes A Number Of Vulkan...   Intel   12 Dec 2021
AMD AMF SDK 1.4.23 Brings Main 10 HEVC Encode, Auto...   AMD   04 Dec 2021
Experimental FFmpeg Code For Vulkan Acceleration   Multimedia   18 Nov 2021
MPV 0.34 Released For Popular Linux Media Player   Multimedia   01 Nov 2021
Trinity Desktop R14.0.11 Released For Continuing To...   KDE   31 Oct 2021
OpenShot 2.6.1 Released For This Open-Source Video...   Free Software   11 Sep 2021
OpenShot 2.6 Video Editor Released With Computer...   Multimedia   25 Aug 2021
VA-API AV1 Decode Lands In Mesa 21.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   17 Aug 2021
AV1 VA-API Acceleration Coming For AMD Radeon RX 6000...   Radeon   13 Aug 2021
New + Updated Benchmarks For May 2021 - Now At 661...   Phoronix Test Suite   02 Jun 2021
Google Announces Some Very Interesting GSoC 2021...   Google   17 May 2021
FFmpeg 4.4 Released With AV1 VA-API Decoder, SVT-AV1...   Multimedia   09 Apr 2021
NVIDIA's Open-Source DALI Reaches Version 1.0   NVIDIA   24 Mar 2021
200+ Open-Source Projects Involved In GSoC 2021   Google   10 Mar 2021
Solus 4.2 Released With Linux 5.10 Kernel, Other...   Operating Systems   03 Feb 2021
Intel Media SDK 20.5.1 Released   Intel   30 Dec 2020
AMD Wowed Linux Users In 2020 With Their Fantastic Zen...   AMD   29 Dec 2020
Vulkan Improvements & Fixes Land In FFmpeg   Multimedia   29 Nov 2020
Linux's Stateless H.264 Decode Interface Ready To Be...   Multimedia   17 Nov 2020
FFmpeg Lands Support For NVIDIA AV1 Video Decoding...   Multimedia   11 Nov 2020
FFmpeg Lands VA-API AV1 Decode Support Led By Intel   Multimedia   04 Nov 2020
FFmpeg Now Supports VP9 Profile 2 VDPAU Decode (10-bit...   Multimedia   09 Oct 2020
FFmpeg Now Supports GPU Inference With Intel's...   Multimedia   20 Sep 2020
AMD Radeon Navi 2 / VCN 3.0 Supports AV1 Video...   Radeon   15 Sep 2020
Intel Working On VA-API AV1 Acceleration For FFmpeg   Intel   10 Sep 2020
NihAV Is An Experimental Multimedia Framework Written...   Multimedia   09 Aug 2020
Intel's Open-Source H.265/HEVC Encoder Sees First...   Intel   04 Aug 2020
FNA FAudio 20.08 Released With WMA Decoding Powered By...   Linux Gaming   01 Aug 2020
FFmpeg Adds H.265 Tile Encoding Support For VA-API...   Multimedia   20 Jul 2020
NVIDIA Video Codec SDK 10 Brings Few Changes For This...   NVIDIA   02 Jul 2020
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2020
FFmpeg 4.3 Released With AMD AMF Encoding, Vulkan...   Multimedia   16 Jun 2020
Intel's High-Performance VP9 Encoder Sees Its Second...   Intel   04 May 2020
Sailfish OS 3.3 "Rokua" Released With Many...   Operating Systems   29 Apr 2020
NetBSD Working On Better OSS Compatibility /...   BSD   27 Apr 2020
Chrome, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, VSCode Now...   Clear Linux   03 Apr 2020
Firefox 76 Enabling VA-API Wayland Acceleration For...   Mozilla   19 Mar 2020
FFmpeg Squaring Away Vulkan Support For Its Next...   Vulkan   13 Mar 2020
Firefox 75 On Wayland Now To Have Full WebGL, Working...   Mozilla   03 Mar 2020
Intel Adds VA-API Acceleration For HEVC REXT To FFmpeg   Intel   25 Feb 2020
Google Announces The 200 Open-Source Projects For GSoC...   Google   22 Feb 2020
Firefox Is Seeing Work On Wayland VA-API Video...   Mozilla   25 Jan 2020
Radeon Gallium3D Fixes Up 10-Bit HEVC Video Decode...   Radeon   03 Jan 2020
Some Of The Possible Changes Coming For The Desktop...   Ubuntu   05 Dec 2019
FFmpeg Can Now Make Use Of VDPAU VP9 Video Decoding   Multimedia   26 Oct 2019
Intel Adds GPU-Accelerated Memory Copy Support To...   Intel   09 Oct 2019
FFmpeg Adds ZeroMQ Support To Let Multiple Clients...   Multimedia   03 Sep 2019
Kodi 18.4 Released With A Few Months Worth Of Fixes   Multimedia   02 Sep 2019
FFmpeg Adds AMD AMF Vulkan Support For Linux Users   Multimedia   28 Aug 2019
FFmpeg Lands OpenCL-Powered Video Stabilization Filter   Multimedia   26 Aug 2019
OBS Studio 24.0 Will Let You Pause While Recording,...   Free Software   19 Aug 2019
FFmpeg 4.2 Released With AV1 Decoding Support, GIF...   Multimedia   06 Aug 2019
Clear Linux Moving Ahead With Their Third-Party...   Clear Linux   25 Jul 2019
SVT-AV1 0.5 Released As Intel's Speedy AV1 Video...   Multimedia   19 May 2019
There Are A Ton Of Interesting GSoC Projects This...   Google   06 May 2019
Fedora Can Now Ship MPEG2 Support, But What They Will...   Fedora   24 Apr 2019
Intel To Work On AV1 Decoding Support, FFmpeg /...   Intel   09 Apr 2019
Redox OS 0.5 Released With New C Library Written In...   Operating Systems   24 Mar 2019
KDE Frameworks 5.56 Brings Another Month Worth Of...   KDE   09 Mar 2019
OBS Studio 23.0 Released With VA-API Video Encoding,...   Free Software   25 Feb 2019
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