[FFmpeg-user] Driver does not support the required nvenc API version

Raymond Russell ray1083 at gmail.com
Sat May 13 03:23:21 EEST 2017

> On May 12, 2017, at 4:37 PM, Daniel <5960761 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone
> I am new to ffmpeg and i am trying to encode some video to x265 with following command :
> ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -c:v hevc_nvenc -c:a aac -b:a 128k output.mp4 and what i get is "Driver does not support the required nvenc API version. Required: 8.0 Found: 7.1" .
> If you can point me on which driver to update i would appreciate. Also my OS is ubuntu 16.04  ffmpeg ->

I believe it would be the video driver, you need one of the Nvidia cards that support hardware encoding.


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