[mythtv-users] please explain XvMC
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Sat Apr 17 18:31:17 EDT 2004
Alexander Petkov wrote:
>I have a Dual VGA setup with a recent NVIDIA card, and an analog bttv capture card.
>What are the benefits, if any, of compiling Myth with XvMC support enabled? I think I have only seen references to people using hardware encoder cards.
XvMC accelerates some of the MPEG2 decoding in your video cards
hardware. The advantage is that it takes less CPU power to do the
decoding. The big disadvantage is that you can't use any filters (like
deinterlacing) with it.
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