View Full Version : [all variants] Is Sandy Bridge hardware encoding supported?
August 29th, 2011, 03:04 AM
I heard hardware mp4 movie encoding is supported on Windows with Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs and it's insanely fast.
Is h/w mp4 encoding supported on Ubuntu, too?
I use Maverick for your reference.
August 29th, 2011, 09:33 PM
Look like yes..but is there any application to drive it ?
You would have to check the ffmpeg/gstreamer forums.
I imagine VA-API is used.
Looks like you need kernel 3.
I have seen reports that intel quicksync video quality was not as good x264.
October 29th, 2012, 04:21 PM
Hi, I had the same question and was glad to see that a dev at intel has produced code that could encode H264 using gstreamer for SandyBridge
That would be excellent for Arista !
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