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Hardware colorspace conversion

Question asked by rebelalliance on Jun 28, 2013
Latest reply on Jul 5, 2013 by Leonardo Sandoval Gonzalez


Using SabreSD with i.MX6Q and Linux 4.0.0 SDK.

I know that there is hardware on the IPU for hardware colorspace conversion because there is a gstreamer component for it in  I was wondering what libraries provide support for access to this hw colorspace conversion. 


Do openGL and directfb that are provided with the SDK give access to hw colorspace conversion?

I am trying to improve performance of mplayer for software decoding of intra-refresh h.264 streams.  Right now colorspace conversion is in software and I'd like to do this in hardware for better video playback performance.