[FFmpeg-devel] Intel IPP H264 encoder

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Nov 16 17:52:44 CET 2009

"Erik Van Grunderbeeck" <erik at arawix.com> writes:

>>>That's the part that's impossible.  E.g. the H.264 deblock filter
>>>interface doesn't at all fit in with our decoder.
>> Sorry if I miss something here, but I was talking about the encoder only.
>> Isn't the x264 encoder an inloop deblock filter (just like in ipp)?
>>I don't know what you're talking about.  The IPP I know is a set of
>>primitives intended as building blocks in codec.  Some of them can be
>>easily plugged in as dsputil functions, e.g. the IDCT.  The H.264
>>functions (MC, deblock, etc.) have totally incompatible interfaces so
>>we cannot use them without massive changes to all our code.
>>If you want to use IPP for encoding H.264, you should be looking at
>>x264, not ffmpeg.
> http://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-ipp/
> They have more then some optimized base algo's now. These days, you get full
> encoders, decoders, etc. 

I heard of some H.264 encoder from Intel.  I also heard that it sucked
bigtime.  And I mean BIG.  No idea about decoders.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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