[FFmpeg-user] Stereo 3D encoding with nvenc

Dennis Mungai dmngaie at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 18:44:52 EEST 2020

On Fri, 24 Apr 2020, 18:39 Dennis Mungai, <dmngaie at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Apr 2020, 14:47 Etienne Sandré-Chardonnal, <
> etienne.sandre at m4x.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Are there options for encoding 3D video with nvenc, like with x264 and
>> --frame-packing? I know the NVEnc API has the option, but was it enabled
>> in
>> ffmpeg? I can't find any documented option.
>> Thanks!
> On the hardware side, VAAPI (and possibly QuickSync) have such an option
> exposed via FFmpeg. There was patchwork (not sure if it's merged or not,
> it's been a while) authored by Mark? Thompson (sic, not sure, need to
> confirm) enabling such functionality. Let me check on that and get back to
> you.

I found the patch series, not sure if it was applied for VAAPI back in the
day. It was authored by Mark Thompson at the request of a user who was
dealing with stereoscopic H/W decode issues


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