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AMD Exists.

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:45 am
by Rophe

More importantly:

This encoder is in all AMD GPUs since 2011, hardware H.264 and H.265 (with polaris) video encoding.

The SDK to implement this encoding is free / open:

(As an example of how easy it is to implement, a hobbyist developer created a streaming plugin for OBS in one day).

....Hello? When will mediacoder support VCE?

Re: AMD Exists.

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:38 pm
by stanley
Will evaluate AMD APP SDK again.

Re: AMD Exists.

Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:55 am
by Rophe
No no, do NOT use AMD-APP, it's long deprecated.

Use AMF:

Any GPU from the 7000 series (2011) onwards is compatible, and RX 400/500/Vega GPUs also do H265. AMF is incredibly easy to implement. It's all open source, and examples are included. As I said, a hobby developer was able to add AMD hardware video encoding to OpenBroadcaster in just one day using the framework.

Re: AMD Exists.

Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:21 am
by Megatron
I thought my GPU was used in the past for encoding, just checked and my RX Vega 56 is at 0% while encoding. :|

Re: AMD Exists.

Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:04 pm
by stanley
AMF looks promising. Will spend some time on it.