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Linux and Mesa 3D support for AMD's video accelerator

Apr 13, 2013, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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Mesa 3D can now use the Unified Video Decoder (UVD) of modern Radeon graphics chips; this decoder is more efficient with common video formats than software that decodes using the main processor or the graphics processor's shaders. The UVD support arrived with extensions that were created by AMD developer Christian König and have recently been added to Mesa 3D (1, 2).

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