Video Acceleration

Projects concerning video acceleration and video playback on graphics adapters are found within this sub-channel.


VA-API is the Video Acceleration API for Linux that's largely designed by Intel Open-Source Technology Center developers.


VDPAU is the Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix that was developed by NVIDIA for their binary Linux driver and then expanded to other open-source drivers. The VDPAU library (libvdpau) is driver-neutral.