The Story Of A Real And Virtual Move

Oh man it’s been a while since I wrote anything. Work keeps you busy, life always wants something and then there’s other things that need to be done. Like moving into a new home and at the same time also moving the servers into a new home. And that’s exactly what I did for two weeks now… 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

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