Why should this be included in the repository?
Intel Media Driver for VAAPI is a new VA-API user mode driver supporting hardware accelerated decoding, encoding, and video post processing for GEN based graphics hardware. Intel Media Driver for VAAPI appears to be the replacement for Intel-vaapi-driver which has not had a new release since June 2020. Intel Media driver supports a wider range of Intel graphics platforms, compared to the older driver, from Broadwell up to and including the new DG1 platform.
Is it open source? Yes, distributed under the MIT and BSD-3-Clause licenses.
Who and how many users do you anticipate will use this software? Anyone using a laptop or desktop computer with a supported Intel graphics processor who watches videos online in a web browser or locally using a media player application, such as VLC.
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