[Libav-user] How to use the h264_nvenc encoder instead of libx264?

Shu Wang halfelf.ronin at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 09:37:27 EET 2017

Just follow the muxing or encoding example, find the codec by:

avcodec_find_encoder_by_name("nvenc_h264");  // replace

On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Joel Ng <
blood_elves88-at-yahoo.com.sg at ffmpeg.org> wrote:

> I have written an application that takes in raw yuv420 frames and produces
> h264 video using libx264. It works great. However, I want to do the
> encoding on the GPU instead, and I know that FFmpeg supports this via
> h264_nvenc. I tried this using the FFmpeg application and it also works
> great.
> I don't want to call an external application to do this though. How do I
> get the C code to use h264_nvenc instead of libx264? I've not seen any code
> option where I can set the encoder.
> Thanks,
> Joel
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Shu. Wang @ Bestminr
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