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Windows 10 Pro vs. Five Linux Distributions In Various Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2018-03-23
An Interview With The Developers Of FFmpeg   Software   2009-03-11
A NVIDIA VDPAU Back-End For Intel's VA-API   Display Drivers   2009-02-03
Mplayer, FFmpeg Gain VA-API Support   Software   2008-12-24

FFmpeg Linux & Open-Source News

Blender 3.4 Now Available With Wayland, Intel Open Path Guiding Integration   Free Software   2022-12-07
Intel Publishes Latest FFmpeg Patches For Better GPU Video Encode/Decode   Intel   2022-12-01
Virgl Adds Accelerated Video Encoding To Guest VMs   Mesa   2022-11-18
MPV 0.35 Media Player Released With PipeWire Backend, Wayland DMA-BUF Support   Multimedia   2022-11-12
The Khronos Group Announces "Kamaros" As Their Newest Forthcoming API   Standards   2022-11-09
FFmpeg Lands NVIDIA NVENC AV1 Encoding Support   NVIDIA   2022-11-06
Intel Lands An AV1 QSV Encoder In FFmpeg   Intel   2022-10-30
Thanks Microsoft: RadeonSI Enables Async VA-API For Faster Video Acceleration   Mesa   2022-09-27
Microsoft Speeds Up Mesa VA-API Video Acceleration For FFmpeg   Mesa   2022-09-22
Microsoft Lands HEVC Video Encode/Decode Within Mesa Using VA-API To Direct3D 12   Mesa   2022-09-15
Intel Talks Up Their oneVPL Acceleration Within FFmpeg   Intel   2022-09-11
FFmpeg Begins Integrating Intel oneVPL Support   Multimedia   2022-08-12
IPFS Supported In FFmpeg 5.1, IPFS Devs Envision Support In More Open-Source Projects   Multimedia   2022-08-10
Systemd Creator At Microsoft, Retbleed, Rust's Continued Growth & Other July Highlights   Phoronix   2022-08-01
FFmpeg 5.1 Released With Many Improvements To This Important Multimedia Project   Multimedia   2022-07-22
Microsoft Extends Mesa's D3D12 Video Acceleration To Support Video Engine Based Effects   Mesa   2022-07-22
Rockchip RkVDEC Linux Driver Being Prepared For HEVC/H.265 Support   Multimedia   2022-07-14
NVIDIA Lands AV1 VDPAU Hardware Acceleration In FFmpeg   NVIDIA   2022-06-26
Shotcut 22.06 Video Editor Adds Support For Lottie Animations, Filter Improvements   Free Software   2022-06-26
SDL Adds Initial Support For LoongArch   Linux Gaming   2022-06-08
Microsoft Lands VA-API To Direct3D 12 H.264 Video Encode/Decode In Mesa   Microsoft   2022-05-17
FFmpeg Lands AVIF Muxer For This Image Format Based On AV1   Multimedia   2022-05-13
FFmpeg Lands JPEG-XL Support   Multimedia   2022-04-24
Qt 6.3 Released With Improved Wayland Support, Qt Language Server Module   Qt   2022-04-12
FFmpeg Finally Retires XvMC Hardware Acceleration Code   Multimedia   2022-02-17
Intel Alder Lake & Linux Kernel Advancements Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2022-02-01
PipeWire 0.3.44 Released With Latency Improvements, Minimal PW Server Support   PipeWire   2022-01-27
X.Org Foundation May Find A New Organization To Join   X.Org   2022-01-21
Firefox Gets AV1 VA-API Acceleration Sorted Out   Mozilla   2022-01-18
FFmpeg 5.0 Aims To Be An LTS Release   Multimedia   2022-01-17
FFmpeg 5.0 Released For This Popular, Open-Source Multimedia Library   Multimedia   2022-01-14
Better AMD Radeon VCE Video Encode Performance Coming To Linux   Radeon   2021-12-30
Intel Contributes A Number Of Vulkan Filters/Improvements To FFmpeg   Intel   2021-12-12
AMD AMF SDK 1.4.23 Brings Main 10 HEVC Encode, Auto LTR Encoder Mode   AMD   2021-12-04
Experimental FFmpeg Code For Vulkan Acceleration   Multimedia   2021-11-18
MPV 0.34 Released For Popular Linux Media Player   Multimedia   2021-11-01
Trinity Desktop R14.0.11 Released For Continuing To Improve Upon KDE 3.5   KDE   2021-10-31
OpenShot 2.6.1 Released For This Open-Source Video Editor   Free Software   2021-09-11
OpenShot 2.6 Video Editor Released With Computer Vision + AI Effects   Multimedia   2021-08-25
VA-API AV1 Decode Lands In Mesa 21.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   2021-08-17
AV1 VA-API Acceleration Coming For AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series Linux Users   Radeon   2021-08-13
New + Updated Benchmarks For May 2021 - Now At 661 Tests, ~36d19h Average Total Runtime   Phoronix Test Suite   2021-06-02
Google Announces Some Very Interesting GSoC 2021 Projects   Google   2021-05-17
FFmpeg 4.4 Released With AV1 VA-API Decoder, SVT-AV1 Encoding   Multimedia   2021-04-09
NVIDIA's Open-Source DALI Reaches Version 1.0   NVIDIA   2021-03-24
200+ Open-Source Projects Involved In GSoC 2021   Google   2021-03-10
Solus 4.2 Released With Linux 5.10 Kernel, Other Updated Packages   Operating Systems   2021-02-03
Intel Media SDK 20.5.1 Released   Intel   2020-12-30
AMD Wowed Linux Users In 2020 With Their Fantastic Zen 3 CPUs, Timely New Open-Source GPU Support   AMD   2020-12-29
Vulkan Improvements & Fixes Land In FFmpeg   Multimedia   2020-11-29
Linux's Stateless H.264 Decode Interface Ready To Be Deemed Stable   Multimedia   2020-11-17
FFmpeg Lands Support For NVIDIA AV1 Video Decoding With RTX 30 + NVDEC   Multimedia   2020-11-11
FFmpeg Lands VA-API AV1 Decode Support Led By Intel   Multimedia   2020-11-04
FFmpeg Now Supports VP9 Profile 2 VDPAU Decode (10-bit / 12-bit)   Multimedia   2020-10-09
FFmpeg Now Supports GPU Inference With Intel's OpenVINO   Multimedia   2020-09-20
AMD Radeon Navi 2 / VCN 3.0 Supports AV1 Video Decoding   Radeon   2020-09-15
Intel Working On VA-API AV1 Acceleration For FFmpeg   Intel   2020-09-10
NihAV Is An Experimental Multimedia Framework Written In Rust   Multimedia   2020-08-09
Intel's Open-Source H.265/HEVC Encoder Sees First Release Of 2020   Intel   2020-08-04
FNA FAudio 20.08 Released With WMA Decoding Powered By GStreamer   Linux Gaming   2020-08-01
FFmpeg Adds H.265 Tile Encoding Support For VA-API With Intel Icelake+   Multimedia   2020-07-20
NVIDIA Video Codec SDK 10 Brings Few Changes For This Proprietary Library   NVIDIA   2020-07-02
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8 Was Exciting For June   Phoronix   2020-07-01
FFmpeg 4.3 Released With AMD AMF Encoding, Vulkan Support, AV1 Encode   Multimedia   2020-06-16
Intel's High-Performance VP9 Encoder Sees Its Second Release   Intel   2020-05-04
Sailfish OS 3.3 "Rokua" Released With Many Improvements For This Mobile Linux OS   Operating Systems   2020-04-29
NetBSD Working On Better OSS Compatibility / Translation Layer, Encouraging Native API Use   BSD   2020-04-27
Chrome, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, VSCode Now Unofficially Available For Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2020-04-03
Firefox 76 Enabling VA-API Wayland Acceleration For All Video Codecs   Mozilla   2020-03-19
FFmpeg Squaring Away Vulkan Support For Its Next Release   Vulkan   2020-03-13
Firefox 75 On Wayland Now To Have Full WebGL, Working VA-API Acceleration   Mozilla   2020-03-03
Intel Adds VA-API Acceleration For HEVC REXT To FFmpeg   Intel   2020-02-25
Google Announces The 200 Open-Source Projects For GSoC 2020   Google   2020-02-22
Firefox Is Seeing Work On Wayland VA-API Video Acceleration   Mozilla   2020-01-25
Radeon Gallium3D Fixes Up 10-Bit HEVC Video Decode Support   Radeon   2020-01-03
Some Of The Possible Changes Coming For The Desktop With Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   Ubuntu   2019-12-05
FFmpeg Can Now Make Use Of VDPAU VP9 Video Decoding   Multimedia   2019-10-26
Intel Adds GPU-Accelerated Memory Copy Support To FFmpeg   Intel   2019-10-09
FFmpeg Adds ZeroMQ Support To Let Multiple Clients Connect To A Single Instance   Multimedia   2019-09-03
Kodi 18.4 Released With A Few Months Worth Of Fixes   Multimedia   2019-09-02
FFmpeg Adds AMD AMF Vulkan Support For Linux Users   Multimedia   2019-08-28
FFmpeg Lands OpenCL-Powered Video Stabilization Filter   Multimedia   2019-08-26
OBS Studio 24.0 Will Let You Pause While Recording, Other New Options   Free Software   2019-08-19
FFmpeg 4.2 Released With AV1 Decoding Support, GIF Parser   Multimedia   2019-08-06
Clear Linux Moving Ahead With Their Third-Party Packaging Support   Clear Linux   2019-07-25
SVT-AV1 0.5 Released As Intel's Speedy AV1 Video Encoder   Multimedia   2019-05-19
There Are A Ton Of Interesting GSoC Projects This Year: Dav1d GPU Compute, Wayland, Rust   Google   2019-05-06
Fedora Can Now Ship MPEG2 Support, But What They Will Ship Is Yet To Be Figured Out   Fedora   2019-04-24
Intel To Work On AV1 Decoding Support, FFmpeg / GStreamer Plugins   Intel   2019-04-09
Redox OS 0.5 Released With New C Library Written In Rust   Operating Systems   2019-03-24
KDE Frameworks 5.56 Brings Another Month Worth Of Improvements   KDE   2019-03-09
OBS Studio 23.0 Released With VA-API Video Encoding, New Audio Filters   Free Software   2019-02-25
PulseAudio Plugin Allows For Better Bluetooth Audio Quality On Linux   Hardware   2019-02-11
HandBrake 1.2 Released: Switches Over To FFmpeg, Early Support For GTK4   Free Software   2018-12-19
Debian 9.6 Released With Many Security & Bug Fixes, Adds In Rust's Cargo   Debian   2018-11-10
Clear Linux Developers Weigh Supporting Snaps   Clear Linux   2018-11-07
FFmpeg 4.1 Brings AV1 Parser & Support For AV1 In MP4   Multimedia   2018-11-06
FFmpeg Re-Enables HEVC Decode For NVIDIA VDPAU   Multimedia   2018-10-31
Samsung Open-Source Group Reportedly Shuts Down   Free Software   2018-10-27
Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS Updated With New Kernel, Startup Wizard Improvements   Raspberry Pi   2018-10-11
DAV1D: A New AV1 Video Decoder From The VideoLAN Developers   Multimedia   2018-10-01
OBS Studio Now Supports VA-API For Video Encoding   Multimedia   2018-09-26
OpenShot 2.4.3 Releases With Performance Improvements, Animated Masks   Multimedia   2018-09-23
Amlogic Video Decode Driver Posted For The Linux Kernel   Multimedia   2018-09-02
FFmpeg Received Support For Performing More Operations In OpenCL   Multimedia   2018-08-29
Wine-Staging 3.12 Released With 990 Patches Atop Upstream Wine   WINE   2018-07-10
OpenShot 2.4.2 Released For Many Improvements To This Open-Source Linux Video Editor   Multimedia   2018-06-30
One Of The Few Games On The Open-Source id Tech 4 Engine Sees Big Update   Linux Gaming   2018-05-29
FFmpeg 4.0 Released With New Encoders/Decoders, NVIDIA NVDEC Decoding   Multimedia   2018-04-20
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have Been Definitely Exciting   Phoronix   2018-03-31
The Open Benchmarks So Far Available For Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016   Phoronix Test Suite   2018-03-19
GTK+ 4.0 Getting Audio/Video Playback Integration   GNOME   2018-03-18
Amarok 2.9 Released As The Last Step Before Qt5/KF5   KDE   2018-03-09
Linux Gaming Performance Doesn't Appear Affected By The x86 PTI Work   Linux Kernel   2018-01-02
FFmpeg Lands OpenCL Improvements   Multimedia   2017-11-23
FFmpeg Continues Working Its "NVDEC" NVIDIA Video Decoding Into Shape   Multimedia   2017-11-22
FFmpeg Expands Its NVDEC CUDA-Accelerated Video Decoding   NVIDIA   2017-11-14
FFmpeg Lands NVDEC-Accelerated H.264 Decoding   Multimedia   2017-11-11
Fedora Linux Can Finally Offer AAC Audio Codec Support   Fedora   2017-10-12
FFmpeg's VP9 Decoder Is Much Faster Thanks To GSoC 2017   Multimedia   2017-09-08
FFmpeg Has Seen Some AVX2 Optimizations For VP9 Decoding   Multimedia   2017-08-27
MPV 0.26 Media Player Released   Multimedia   2017-07-18
SPI 2016 Annual Report Released, Details Various OSS Project Financials   Free Software   2017-07-10
VP9 Added To VA-API's Encode Capabilities For FFmpeg   Multimedia   2017-06-25
Exciting GSoC 2017 Projects: Vulkan Software Renderer, Kodi On Wayland, Much More   Google   2017-05-04
FFmpeg 3.3 Brings Native Opus Encoder, Support For Spherical Videos   Multimedia   2017-04-17
VP9 Encoder Gets Better Multi-Threading Performance   Google   2017-04-02
AC3 Codec Coming For Fedora 26   Fedora   2017-03-22
10-bit HEVC Decoding For RadeonSI Gallium3D Appears Fit   Mesa   2017-03-08
The Speed Of LLVM's LLD Linker Continues Looking Good   LLVM   2017-02-27
Libav Now Supports VA-API VP8 & MPEG2 Encode, Other Improvements   Multimedia   2017-01-31
GStreamer 1.11.1 Released   Multimedia   2017-01-12
Early Benchmarks Of Linux 4.10 Show Some Improvements & Regressions For Core i7-6800K   Linux Kernel   2016-12-31
Avidemux Open-Source Video Editor Updated To End Out 2016   Multimedia   2016-12-31
RISCVEMU: RISC-V System Emulator, Can Boot Fedora   RISC-V   2016-12-20
KDE's Krita 3.1 Released With Speedups & Improvements   KDE   2016-12-14
Outreachy Winter 2016 Projects/Participants Announced   GNOME   2016-11-20
KDE3-Forked Desktop Updated With Partial FreeBSD Support, Compatibility For GCC 6   KDE   2016-11-09
KDE Applications 16.12 Release Schedule Ratified   KDE   2016-10-23
Outreachy Deadlines Are Due Next Week For Winter Open-Source Internships   GNOME   2016-10-14
AMD Open-Sources Advanced Media Framework, But No Linux Support Yet   AMD   2016-08-18
Libav Gets An OpenH264 Decoder Wrapper   Multimedia   2016-06-28
FFmpeg 3.1 Is Primed With New Features: Includes H.264/HEVC VA-API Encoding   Multimedia   2016-06-27
FFmpeg Lands VA-API H.264 / H.265 / MJPEG Encoder Support   Multimedia   2016-05-15
Google Summer of Code 2016 Projects Announced   Google   2016-04-23
Libav Adds H.264 & MPEG4 Encoders Using OpenMAX IL   Multimedia   2016-04-13
MythTV 0.28 Released   Multimedia   2016-04-11
Open-Source Stress Testing & Torturing Your Linux Software/Hardware   Phoronix Test Suite   2016-04-04
Libav's libavcodec Adds New VA-API Encoders   Multimedia   2016-03-30
Outreachy Applications Open For Summer Of 2016   Free Software   2016-02-19