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Eric_Jeon
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Intel Media SDK & Linux

Could Intel Media SDK use in Linux system?

If it could , how can i get the libs?

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Petter_L_Intel
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Hi Eric, Intel Media SDK is not available for Linux. Regards, Petter
aegor
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Hi, Petter! This is a quote from the Media SDK 2.0 marketing materials: The library API is cross-platform and cross-operating systems with software fallback. Please, specify the content of the terms: "cross-platform" and "cross-operating systems". Cross-platform is sandy/ivy with hd 3000/4000 and Cross-OS is Vista/W7/W8? Correct?
Jack_Chimasera
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Hello Eric Unrelated to Peter's authoritative answer, Intel has released a solution for hardware decoding AND encoding under Linux, called LibVA (or VAAPI). I have little experience under Linux, but the documentation seem to indicate the functionality is comparable to MediaSDK, even if the API is quite different. regards Jack
Petter_L_Intel
Employee
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Hi all, libVA indeed provides low level access to some codec HW acceleration. But unfortunately, the current available Linux graphics drivers does not provide a very useful level of performance or quality. I do not expect this to improve. We are working on a Linux version of Media SDK and driver that will provide comparable performance/quality to Windows. However, we are not yet ready to share the date of availability and the terms of use. I understand that this may be frustrating to many, but trust me, this effort is taken seriously. Regards,. Petter
Petter_L_Intel
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Intel Media SDK 2013 for Linux Servers announced.

More info here:http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/topic/386795

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