Microsoft Launches DirectX 12 Video Encode API

Microsoft this week announced its new Video Encode utility programming interface (API) for DirectX 12. The API is designed to allow third-party functions to speed up video encoding utilizing GPUs and can present them talents to tweak varied elements of the encoding course of. The expertise provides a constant method for video apps by offering a normal commonplace course of for GPU-accelerated video encoding.

(*12*) DirectX 12 already options APIs to assist GPU acceleration for video decoding, video processing, and movement estimation, which covers the necessities of the overwhelming majority of end-users outdoors of the skilled video industries. Those who want video encoding use skilled functions that assist GPU-accelerated encoding, however that encoding is carried out utilizing proprietary means and requires builders to work intently with GPU distributors as there isn’t a commonplace method for video encoding.

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