[FFmpeg-user] How to use nvida GPU

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 19:25:13 EET 2018

2018-11-26 14:44 GMT+01:00, hans gerte <hansoggerte at gmail.com>:
> Hi, need some help. i read a lot of forums and googled it, but i got more
> confused.
> i have a Ubuntu 14.04 running ffmpeg 3.4 (From add-apt-repository
> ppa:mc3man/trusty-media).
> and now i just bought 2 Nvidia Quadro P5000.
> the part that i don't know and need some help on is:
> for it to work is it enough that i install the drivers Linux X64 v. 410.78 (
> https://www.nvidia.com/Download/driverResults.aspx/140135/en-us)
> or do i also need to install the NVENC SDK 8.2
> and do i need to build ffmpeg from scratch. and some guide tells that i
> also need the CUDA Utillty.

You don't say what you want to do with FFmpeg and your GPUs.
"to work" is not very precise...

Carl Eugen

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