[mythtv-users] WOT: Moving video around in a PC without using overlay
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Mar 3 04:23:04 UTC 2011
On 3/2/2011 23:14, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> As I understand it, you can only have one XVideo overlay per X server.
>> If you need more than that, you'll need to use OpenGL for video
>> rendering, or you'll need to do all scaling and colorspace conversion
>> in software.
> Well, I have to do all the scaling myself *anyway*... so maybe I should
> just give up on XVideo.
If that's the case, you would be best off using OpenGL. Still
technically in software, but you're using shader language and your
graphics card to do the conversion and scaling, something it is
explicitly designed to be good at.
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