[FFmpeg-user] qsv : do I really need to patch and build the kernel ?

Ted Park kumowoon1025 at gmail.com
Fri May 3 11:24:16 EEST 2019

> I'm getting old watching libx265 run, so I was thinkng of experimenting with hevc_qsv. I configured ffmpeg with libmpfx. But now I read I need a plugin: hevc_hw. 

> It seems h264_qsv does not require the plugin, but hevc does. Am I reading this correctly ?

I don’t know much about how quicksync works, but this sounds very logical to me? That a h264 encoder doesn’t need a plugin called hevc_hw, while a hevc encoder does...

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