Video Codec SDK 12.1 released

NVIDIA Video Codec SDK 12.1.14 is now available with following enhancements:

Encode features:

  • Support for iterative encoding i.e. encoding same frame multiple times with a different QP values without advancing encoding state.
  • Support to access NVENC’s reconstructed frame.
  • Support to retrieve encoded frame stats at row and block level.
  • Support to invoke lookahead explicitly via new API.
  • Support for CABR (Content Adaptive Bit Rate) acceleration using NVENC API
  • Support to explicitly enable or disable split frame encoding using a new API.
  • Sample application to demonstrate accelerated file compression (AppEncMultiInstance) by using multiple NVENCs.