[FFmpeg-user] Driver does not support the required nvenc API version
erik.dobberkau at gmail.com
Sat May 13 07:05:44 EEST 2017
Am Samstag, 13. Mai 2017 schrieb Raymond Russell :
> > 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.
It's the CUDA driver. Check out askubuntu for install directions.
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