Video victory inside Vulkan, voilà

Validation layers for accelerated H.264 and H.265 decode.

Jon Peddie

Khronos has been working to develop an H.264, H.265, and VP9 codec capability for developing video applications with Vulkan. This week, the fruits of that work were revealed, and Khronos announced full video capability with multiple Vulkan drivers. LunarG has released the Vulkan Software Development Kit (SDK) version for Windows and Linux, with full support for the four Vulkan Video extensions finalized in December 2022, including header upgrades and validation layer integration. Together with drivers shipping from multiple GPU vendors, developers are now equipped with the essential tools to use Vulkan Video-accelerated H.264 and H.265 decode in frameworks and

Enjoy full access with a TechWatch subscription!

TechWatch is the front line of JPR information gathering service, comprising current stories of interest to the graphics industry spanning the core areas of graphics hardware and software, workstations, gaming, and design.

A subscription to TechWatch includes 4 hours of consulting time to be used over the course of the subscription.

Already a subscriber? Login below

This content is restricted

Subscribe to TechWatch