Commit 4b5fcaaf authored by Sreerenj Balachandran's avatar Sreerenj Balachandran
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README: updates

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......@@ -21,13 +21,13 @@ gstreamer-vaapi consists in a collection of VA-API based plugins for
GStreamer and helper libraries.
* `vaapidecode' is used to decode JPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4:2, H.264 AVC,
H.264 MVC, VP8, VC-1, WMV3 videos to VA surfaces, depending on the
underlying hardware capabilities. This plugin is also able to
implicitly download the decoded surface to raw YUV buffers.
H.264 MVC, VP8, VC-1, WMV3, HEVC videos to VA surfaces, depending
on the underlying hardware capabilities. This plugin is also able
to implicitly download the decoded surface to raw YUV buffers.
* `vaapiencode_<CODEC>' is used to encode into MPEG-2, H.264 AVC,
H.264 MVC, JPEG, VP8 videos, depending on the actual value of
<CODEC> (mpeg2, h264, etc.). By default, raw format bitstreams
H.264 MVC, JPEG, VP8, HEVC videos, depending on the actual value
of <CODEC> (mpeg2, h264, etc.). By default, raw format bitstreams
are generated, so the result may be piped to a muxer.
e.g. qtmux for MP4 containers.
......@@ -44,17 +44,19 @@ GStreamer and helper libraries.
Features
--------
* VA-API support from 0.29 to 0.37
* JPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264 AVC, H.264 MVC, VP8 and VC-1 ad-hoc decoders
* MPEG-2, H.264 AVC,H.264 MVC, JPEG and VP8 ad-hoc encoders
* VA-API support from 0.29 to 0.38
* JPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264 AVC, H.264 MVC, VP8, VC-1 and HEVC ad-hoc decoders
* MPEG-2, H.264 AVC,H.264 MVC, JPEG, VP8 and HEVC ad-hoc encoders
* OpenGL rendering through VA/GLX or GLX texture-from-pixmap + FBO
* Support for EGL backend
* Support for the Wayland display server
* Support for headless decode pipelines with VA/DRM
* Support for major HW video decoding solutions on Linux (AMD, Intel, NVIDIA)
* Support for HW video encoding on Intel HD Graphics hardware
* Support for VA Video Processing APIs (VA/VPP)
- Scaling and color conversion
- Image enhancement filters: Sharpening, Noise Reduction
- Image enhancement filters: Sharpening, Noise Reductio, Color Balance,
Skin-Tone-Enhancement
- Advanced deinterlacing: Motion-Adaptive, Motion-Compensated
......@@ -64,7 +66,7 @@ Requirements
Software requirements
* GStreamer 1.2.x (up to including GStreamer 1.6):
libglib2.0-dev (>= 2.28)
libglib2.0-dev (>= 2.32)
libgstreamer1.0-dev (>= 1.2.0)
libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-dev (>= 1.2.0)
libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-dev (>= 1.2.0)
......@@ -73,14 +75,14 @@ Software requirements
DRM: libva-dev (>= 1.1.0), libdrm-dev, libudev-dev
X11: libva-dev (>= 1.0.1)
GLX: libva-dev (>= 1.0.3)
Wayland: libva-dev (>= 1.1.0), libwayland-dev (>= 0.95.0)
Wayland: libva-dev (>= 1.1.0), libwayland-dev (>= 1.0.2)
Hardware requirements
* AMD platforms with UVD2 (XvBA supported)
* Intel Eaglelake (G45)
* Intel Ironlake, Sandybridge, Ivybridge, Haswell and Broadwell (HD Graphics)
* Intel BayTrail
* Intel BayTrail, Braswell
* Intel Poulsbo (US15W)
* Intel Medfield or Cedar Trail
* NVIDIA platforms with PureVideo (VDPAU supported)
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