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Avidemux 2.6.15 Improves Hardware Decoding, Adds Encoding and Usability Fixes

Nov 21, 2016, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Avidemux 2.6.15 is here to improve hardware decoding and add encoding and usability fixes. It adds Fraunhofer FDK AAC as a supported audio encoder, introduces a "None" preset to the x26* series of video encoders, and fixes the two-pass x265 encoding on Microsoft Windows operating systems. Hardware decoding on Linux has been enhanced with the addition of support for HEVC/VC1 with the libVA library, and for Windows platforms there's now an experimental DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) video decoder, along with a DXVA2/D3D display engine.

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