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0000090Cinelerra-GG[All Projects] Featurepublic2019-05-16 03:27
ReporterMatNAssigned Togoodguy 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
Platformx86_64OSLinuxMintOS Version18.3
Product Version2018-11 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0000090: Allow optional hardware-supported encoding during rendering
DescriptionDepending on the system, there might be hardware rendering (GPU) available. If available, the available options are listed using the "vainfo" command in a terminal window. On Mint at least, you have to install vainfo first. I don't know how much effort is is to retrieve that info using native Cinelerra code.

If hardware acceleration is available for a chosen format (say h.264 or h.265), could it be made available in the "compression" dropdown list in the video settings of the rendering window? Maybe the quality is less than pure software rendering, but if the hardware causes an considerable speedup then certainly for non-professional use this would be a nice option to have.
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PhyllisSmith

PhyllisSmith

2019-05-16 03:27

manager   ~0001547

As Andrew stated, this is partially implemented with ENCODING, but not for Nvidia graphics boards which need NVENC. I will leave this open until gg has a chance to look into ffmpeg having nvenc removed from the non-free list.
Andrew-R

Andrew-R

2019-05-14 04:12

reporter   ~0001521

Partially present since https://git.cinelerra-gg.org/git/?p=goodguy/cinelerra.git;a=commit;h=1d4f5d708de0d8ec19300b417354a3374d00ed47

See email at https://lists.cinelerra-gg.org/pipermail/cin/2019-May/000603.html

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-12-30 19:53 MatN New Issue
2019-05-14 04:12 Andrew-R Note Added: 0001521
2019-05-16 03:25 PhyllisSmith Assigned To => goodguy
2019-05-16 03:25 PhyllisSmith Status new => assigned
2019-05-16 03:27 PhyllisSmith Status assigned => acknowledged
2019-05-16 03:27 PhyllisSmith Note Added: 0001547