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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

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

Encoder Plugin Version 1.4.0.0 is out now!

The day has come where setting up the AMD encoder no longer takes any effort and can be done in less than 5 minutes. 1.4.0.0 brings a fresh new UI that unifies all encoder interfaces and makes it incredibly simple to get started even when using Advanced Output Mode in OBS. And it only took a whole month to plan and work on! Read more