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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
Mplayer, FFmpeg Gain VA-API Support   Software   24 Dec 2008
A NVIDIA VDPAU Back-End For Intel's VA-API   Display Drivers   03 Feb 2009

FFmpeg Linux News

Linux Gaming Performance Doesn't Appear Affected By...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2018
Firefox 75 On Wayland Now To Have Full WebGL, Working...   Mozilla   03 Mar 2020
FFmpeg Now Supports HEVC/H.265 Decoding   Multimedia   16 Oct 2013
NVIDIA Tegra 3 Makes For Fast Ubuntu On ARM   NVIDIA   17 Mar 2012
Linux's Stateless H.264 Decode Interface Ready To Be...   Multimedia   17 Nov 2020
Intel, NVIDIA To Support Google's VP9 Codec   Google   02 Jan 2014
FFmpeg & Libav Add H.265 Encoder Via x265   Multimedia   12 Feb 2014
PulseAudio Plugin Allows For Better Bluetooth Audio...   Hardware   11 Feb 2019
A Group Of FFmpeg Developers Just Forked As Libav   Multimedia   14 Mar 2011
Using NVIDIA's NVENC On Linux With FFmpeg   NVIDIA   22 Nov 2014
Firefox Enables FFmpeg Support By Default   Mozilla   15 Nov 2015
XBMC 13 Will Have Tons Of Exciting Improvements   Multimedia   29 Dec 2013
XBMC Project Implements AMD XvBA Interface   AMD   14 Dec 2011
More Proof That Allwinner Is Violating The GPL   Hardware   25 Feb 2015
Samsung Open-Source Group Reportedly Shuts Down   Free Software   27 Oct 2018
Is MPlayer2 A Viable Fork Of MPlayer?   Multimedia   24 Mar 2011
Google Announces The 200 Open-Source Projects For GSoC...   Google   22 Feb 2020
VLC Media Player To Receive VDPAU Support   NVIDIA   23 Dec 2008
New Features Coming For Debian 7.0 "Wheezy"   Debian   19 Feb 2013
Fedora Linux Can Finally Offer AAC Audio Codec Support   Fedora   12 Oct 2017
FFmpeg Reaches Version 1.0   Multimedia   28 Sep 2012
MPlayer 1.1 Magically Surfaces With New Features   Multimedia   06 Jun 2012
Microsoft Releases New Code IDE For Linux!   Microsoft   29 Apr 2015
FFmpeg 2.1 Supports VP9, HEVC, PulseAudio Output   Multimedia   28 Oct 2013
H.264 VA-API GPU Video Acceleration For Flash   Proprietary Software   23 Sep 2009
FFmpeg 4.3 Released With AMD AMF Encoding, Vulkan...   Multimedia   16 Jun 2020
FFmpeg 2.0 Released With OpenCL, Many Changes   Multimedia   10 Jul 2013
Firefox Is Seeing Work On Wayland VA-API Video...   Mozilla   25 Jan 2020
Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS Updated With New Kernel,...   Operating Systems   11 Oct 2018
FFmpeg Enables H.265 Encoding For New NVIDIA GPUs   Multimedia   25 Mar 2015
Intel Considering VDPAU Support For X.Org Driver   Intel   08 Feb 2009
FFmpeg's VP8 Decoder Blasts Google's Decoder   Multimedia   24 Jul 2010
FFmpeg 3.0 Released, Supports VP9 VA-API Acceleration   Multimedia   15 Feb 2016
FFmpeg VP9 Decoder Claims To Be The World's Fastest   Multimedia   22 Feb 2014
Google Opens Up VP8, Launches New Container Format   Google   19 May 2010
Xine Picks Up Support For NVIDIA's VDPAU   NVIDIA   17 Dec 2008
MPlayer Now Supports Most HD-DVD/Blu-Ray Codecs   Multimedia   13 Nov 2009
FFmpeg 4.0 Released With New Encoders/Decoders, NVIDIA...   Multimedia   20 Apr 2018
VP9 Encoder Gets Better Multi-Threading Performance   Google   02 Apr 2017
FFmpeg Becomes Multi-Threaded Happy   Multimedia   23 Mar 2011
Firefox 76 Enabling VA-API Wayland Acceleration For...   Mozilla   19 Mar 2020
Redox OS 0.5 Released With New C Library Written In...   Operating Systems   24 Mar 2019
AC3 Codec Coming For Fedora 26   Fedora   22 Mar 2017
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
Gnash 0.8.8 Has VA-API, Claims 100% YouTube...   GNU   23 Aug 2010
Broadcom Crystal HD Support For MPlayer, FFmpeg   Multimedia   01 Jan 2011
Will AMD's XvBA Beat Out NVIDIA's VDPAU?   AMD   06 Jul 2009
Adobe Rants Over Linux Video Acceleration APIs   Proprietary Software   26 Jan 2010
Crystal HD Decodes New Linux Support Improvements   Hardware   30 Nov 2013
FFmpeg Received Support For Performing More Operations...   Multimedia   29 Aug 2018
XBMC Gets Working Intel VA-API Support   Multimedia   06 Apr 2010
FFmpeg Gets Mainline VDPAU Support   Multimedia   05 Jan 2009
Blu-ray Support In FFmpeg? Coming Soon, Perhaps.   Multimedia   17 Mar 2009
Debian 9.6 Released With Many Security & Bug...   Debian   10 Nov 2018
Chrome, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, VSCode Now...   Clear Linux   03 Apr 2020
Some Of The Possible Changes Coming For The Desktop...   Ubuntu   05 Dec 2019
FFmpeg May Be On Its Way To Returning To Debian   Debian   26 Feb 2014
Legal Threats Against MPlayer, Server To Disappear   Multimedia   08 Apr 2011
One Of The Few Games On The Open-Source id Tech 4...   Linux Gaming   29 May 2018
Open-Source Stress Testing & Torturing Your Linux...   Phoronix Test Suite   04 Apr 2016
MPlayer Is Getting Closer To Version 1.0 Too   Multimedia   29 Jan 2011
The FFmpeg vs. Libav War Continues In Debian Land   Multimedia   29 Jul 2014
FFmpeg Squaring Away Vulkan Support For Its Next...   Vulkan   13 Mar 2020
FFmpeg Continues Working Its "NVDEC" NVIDIA...   Multimedia   22 Nov 2017
MPlayer2's Latest Development Activities   Multimedia   26 Aug 2012
FFmpeg's VP9 Decoder Is Much Faster Thanks To GSoC...   Multimedia   08 Sep 2017
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 To Support VDPAU?   Proprietary Software   09 Oct 2009
FFmpeg 3.1 Is Primed With New Features: Includes...   Multimedia   27 Jun 2016
FFmpeg Moves Closer To 1.0 Release   Multimedia   11 Dec 2011
XBMC Media Player Has Support For NVIDIA VDPAU   Multimedia   04 Mar 2009
FFmpeg Has Seen Some AVX2 Optimizations For VP9...   Multimedia   27 Aug 2017
Opera 33 In Beta With Linux Proprietary Codecs Support   Proprietary Software   23 Oct 2015
FFmpeg 4.4 Released With AV1 VA-API Decoder, SVT-AV1...   Multimedia   09 Apr 2021
Clear Linux Developers Weigh Supporting Snaps   Clear Linux   07 Nov 2018
Early Benchmarks Of Linux 4.10 Show Some Improvements...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2016
FFmpeg Lands NVDEC-Accelerated H.264 Decoding   Multimedia   11 Nov 2017
FFmpeg 2.7 Adds New Acceleration Options, Better...   Multimedia   09 Jun 2015
FFmpeg 1.1 Brings New Support, Encoders/Decoders   Multimedia   07 Jan 2013
FFmpeg 2.6 Release Brings NVENC Support   Multimedia   07 Mar 2015
GTK+ 4.0 Getting Audio/Video Playback Integration   GNOME   18 Mar 2018
FFmpeg Lands VA-API H.264 / H.265 / MJPEG Encoder...   Multimedia   15 May 2016
QtWebEngine Poses Problems For Debian, Distribution...   Qt   23 Apr 2015
OBS Studio 23.0 Released With VA-API Video Encoding,...   Free Software   25 Feb 2019
FFmpeg 0.11 Has Blu-Ray Protocol, New Encoders   Multimedia   26 May 2012
Google Summer of Code 2016 Projects Announced   Google   23 Apr 2016
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer,...   Google   04 May 2017
DAV1D: A New AV1 Video Decoder From The VideoLAN...   Multimedia   01 Oct 2018
FFmpeg's Leader Resigns, Hopes To Make Libav...   Multimedia   31 Jul 2015
XBMC Gains Crystal HD 1080p Decoding Support   Multimedia   30 Dec 2009
NVIDIA Is Working Towards VDPAU H.265/HEVC Support   NVIDIA   29 Jul 2014
AMD Wowed Linux Users In 2020 With Their Fantastic Zen...   AMD   29 Dec 2020
Libav Adds H.264 & MPEG4 Encoders Using OpenMAX IL   Multimedia   13 Apr 2016
Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released   Multimedia   01 May 2015
Kodi 14.0 Released For The Holidays - Formerly Known...   Multimedia   23 Dec 2014
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2018
CineForm HD Is Being Worked On For Linux/Open-Source...   Multimedia   01 Jan 2016
The Speed Of LLVM's LLD Linker Continues Looking Good   LLVM   27 Feb 2017
FFmpeg Adds AMD AMF Vulkan Support For Linux Users   Multimedia   28 Aug 2019
XBMC Receives Mainline Support For VDPAU   Multimedia   23 Mar 2009