FFMPEG with AMF Encoder now available!

Just quickly dropping by to update everyone on the current status of AMF in ffmpeg. The integration has been merged on 27th November 2017 after much discussion about including or not including a necessary header, and Zeranoe has started including said encoder in the latest builds. So if you were waiting for a public build, you can grab Zeranoes builds here or my older one from here.

The ‘Ashes of the Phoenix’ Update (AMF Encoder Plugin v2.0.0.0)

The plugin rises from the no-update-phase back to bring you an even better experience with High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) encoding, Variance Based Adaptive Quantitization (VBAQ), Pre-Pass support and Asynchronous Queue mode. Read more

The Encoder Rebirth Update (OBS Studio AMD Encoder Plugin v1.9.9.6)

Today I bring you one of the only public pre-releases that are going to happen, as everything else requires AMD to release a Driver which fixes the AMF runtime and firmware. But enough of me, here’s the update which is the true star of this post: Read more

The future of AMD Encoder: HEVC on RX 4xx, Pre-Pass, VBAQ and more!

AMD released version 1.4 of the AMF SDK back in January and I quickly got to work familiarizing myself with the changes and new sample tools. I did some rather extreme tests with the encoder, which resulted in me reporting 8 Issues to the AMF Issue Tracker – mostly GPU crashes or encoding failures. But with that out of the way, Patrons have now finally received the first official pre-release build, just as I promised back in December 2016. But what’s actually inside? Read more

AMD Encoder Plugin “Crimson ReLive Compatibility Update” is out!

Hey, 16.12.1 broke an experimental property that the plugin has been using, namely Full Range encoding. Due to an oversight on my part this caused more issues than it should have, which this update fixes. Hooray for quick updates! Read more

Interview with K-Gaming about the AMD Encoder Plugin (German/Deutsch)

Hey guys, I recently answered questions from a Let’s Player that wanted to interview me about the Plugin and AMF. Fortunately for me it was in german, unfortunately for you it still is in german and I’m not going to translate it for you. Google Translate to the rescue. Here it is, in it’s full unedited german glory. Read more

The Multi-GPU Update (Version 1.4.3.0 of the AMD Encoder OBS Studio Plugin)

Today it’s time for another new version of the AMD Encoder plugin for OBS Studio. This one implements better multi-GPU support, changes some things internally and makes it way easier to spot configurations that overload the GPU by forcing the ‘Encoding overloaded’ message to appear. Happy recording & streaming! Read more

Full Multi-GPU Support And More! (1.4.2.0 Update for the AMD Encoder Plugin)

Update: Two hotfixes have been released to fix additional issues. The download link has been updated. Today is the day that users with a multi-GPU system can finally use their other GPUs for streaming and recording – and today is also the day that OBS Studio no longer crashes on startup! This update adds full support for multi-GPU systems, fixes the crash on startup bug, fixes Filler Data being stuck on Enabled, makes Delta QP available even when not using Constant QP, fixes some UI things and more. I hope you’ll have as much fun using the plugin as I did creating it! On to the download: Read more

Version 1.4.1.5 of the AMD Encoder Plugin is out!

It’s another update for the same AMD Encoder fixing even more stuff. This time it’s mostly fixes for encoding quality and older drivers (APU stable drivers) and how presets behave. Read more

AMD Encoder Plugin 1.4.1.1 is out – Hotfix for a Hotfix for a Release!

Another hotfix is now available and it fixes issues with Constant QP and Automatic Profile Level selection. Some other fixes have also made it into this version. Read more