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

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Fri Nov 10 04:03:15 EET 2017

2017-11-09 12:50 GMT+01:00 Alexis May <amay5267 at gmail.com>:
> 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?

(Sorry, this information is really very incomplete, that is
why I was unable to understand the ticket you opened.)

You either have to wait until the patch gets committed or work
on it yourself and send an updated version to the FFmpeg
development mailing list.

Carl Eugen

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