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#16 Denis W.

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:22

2.5 years of it being available on JB devices :whistle:

 

Wouldn't VLC be able to convert on the fly without hardware acceleration ?

 

I would assume if it was a h.264 encoded video that it'll offload it to the video chip instead of making the CPU decode the video on the fly. I don't know if VLC chooses to decode everything via the CPU.




#17 The_Decryptor

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:32

I'm pretty sure it uses the HW for decoding H.264 and the CPU for everything else, these devices aren't really powerful enough to docode H.264 in software.