[MPlayer-users] Fwd: cuda acceleration?

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Sun Aug 1 07:03:50 CEST 2010

Scott Doty wrote:
>  On 07/27/2010 01:52 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Scott Doty<cr-mplayer<at>  ponzo.net>  writes:
>>> Mplayer/mencoder use mmx/sse/etc. ... how about doing something 
>>> similar with
>>> gpu's?
>> Why?
> Faster transcodes.
>> I mean: Which problem that you currently see would be solved with CUDA?
> It's not a problem to be solved, but an attempt to boost performance by 
> exploiting modern GPU's.
>  > Remember that on GPU's, you can typically only accelerate simple, 
> parallel task while video decoding typically is complicated and (at 
> least to a certain degree) llinear (or hard to parallelise).
> So maybe mencoder doesn't have the architecture to exploit GPUs...but it 
> seems like there should be some way to to it, especially since other 
> transcoders have been successful at this.
I'm interested in optimizing, could you tell me which application 
exploits GPU and what the performance boost is ?
>  -Scott
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