[FFmpeg-user] Hardware encoding HEVC video on latest Mac through FFmpeg fails (videotoolbox)

Alexis May amay5267 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 13:50:40 EET 2017

Platform : macOS 10.13
Adding a hwenc requires an annoying number of small changes to some FFmpeg
files, but main logic is in libavcodec/videotoolboxenc.c
I was trying to use -c:v hevc_videotoolbox on my Kaby Lake Mac. Any
suggestions to make it work out of the box?

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