[mythtv-users] vdpau worth it for hdtv?

freedenizen freedenizen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 16:13:13 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Kevin Johnson <dabears_rule at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I understand how vdpau reduces cpu usage and that it will allow playing h.264 videos and such.
> However, I am wondering if there is any real advantage to "upgrading" if all you do is watch ota hdtv and xvid movies?  Will vdpau actually improve the picture quality?  Will using a playback profile that utilizes vdpau produce a better picture than the same playback profile that does not use vdpau?

The VDPAU deinterlacers are IMHO much better then the software ones.
So yes, there will be better picture quality on interlaced content.

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