• 01/11/2022
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Media Capabilities Supported by Intel Hardware

The tables below summarize media capabilities for various Intel processors. If you are looking for detailed descriptions of supported features and formats, refer to Features and Formats.

Summary

Intel® Core™ Processors without processor graphics do not have media support.
Hardware
Media Capabilities
Features and Formats
Intel® Discrete Graphics
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    MAX Graphics
12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 770
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 730
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 710
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 750
10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
9th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Other Processors
  • Intel Atom® Processors x5 and x7 Processor Series
  • Intel Atom® Processor E3900 Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processor N- and J-Series
  • Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Hybrid Technology
  • Intel Atom® x6000E Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications

Encode Support

Codecs: Encode Support for Intel® Discrete Graphics
If not specified, an encoder is a fixed function hardware-based encoder.
Codec
Intel® Iris® X
e
MAX Graphics
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
AVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:2
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:2
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
AV1
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Encode Features for Intel® Discrete Graphics.
Codecs: Encode Support for 11th and 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 770
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 730
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 710
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 750
If not specified, an encoder is a fixed function hardware-based encoder.
Codec
11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
AVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:2
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:2
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
AV1
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Encode Features for 11th and 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors.
Codecs: Encode Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™
  • Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Processors formerly codenamed Ice Lake have Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics and Intel® UHD Graphics.
If not specified, an encoder is a fixed function hardware-based encoder.
Codec
10th Generation Intel® Core™ (Formerly Ice Lake)
10th Generation Intel® Core™ (other processors)
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
AVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:2
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:2
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
AV1
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Encode Features for 10th Generation Intel® Core™.
Codecs: Encode Support for 9th Generation Intel® Core™
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
If not specified, an encoder is a fixed function hardware-based encoder.
Codec
9th Generation Intel® Core™
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
AVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:2
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:2
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
AV1
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Encode Features for 9th Generation Intel® Core™.
Codecs: Encode Support for 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
If not specified, an encoder is a fixed function hardware-based encoder.
Codec
5th Generation Intel® Core™
6th Generation Intel® Core™
7th Generation Intel® Core™, 8th Generation Intel® Core™
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
AVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:2
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:2
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
AV1
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Encode Features for 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors.
Codecs: Encode Support for other Intel Processors
  • Intel Atom® Processors x5 and x7 Processor Series
  • Intel Atom® Processor E3900 Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processor N- and J-Series
  • Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Hybrid Technology
  • Intel Atom® x6000E Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
If not specified, an encoder is a fixed function hardware-based encoder.
Codec
Intel Atom® Processors x5 and x7 Processor Series
Intel Atom® Processor E3900 Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processor N- and J-Series
Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Hybrid Technology
Intel Atom® x6000E Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
AVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:2
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC (fixed-function hardware + shader-based) 12-bit, 4:2:2
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
AV1
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Encode Features for other Intel Processors.

Decode Support

Codecs: Decode Support for Intel® Discrete Graphics
Codec
Intel® Iris® X
e
MAX Graphics
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 8-bit, 4:2:0
VC1 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 12-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 12-bit, 4:4:4
AV1 8-bit, 4:2:0
AV1 10-bit, 4:2:0
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Decode Features for Intel® Discrete Graphics.
Codecs: Decode Support for 11th and 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 770
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 730
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 710
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:
  • Intel® Iris® X
    e
    Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 750
Codec
11th Generation Intel® Core™
12th Generation Intel® Core™
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 8-bit, 4:2:0
VC1 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 12-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 12-bit, 4:4:4
AV1 8-bit, 4:2:0
AV1 10-bit, 4:2:0
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Decode Features for 11th and 12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors.
Codecs: Decode Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™
  • Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Processors formerly codenamed Ice Lake have Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics and Intel® UHD Graphics.
Codec
10th Generation Intel® Core™ (Formerly Ice Lake)
10th Generation Intel® Core™ (other processors)
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 8-bit, 4:2:0
VC1 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 12-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 12-bit, 4:4:4
AV1 8-bit, 4:2:0
AV1 10-bit, 4:2:0
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Decode Features for 10th Generation Intel® Core™.
Codecs: Decode Support for 9th Generation Intel® Core™
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Codec
9th Generation Intel® Core™
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 8-bit, 4:2:0
VC1 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 12-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 12-bit, 4:4:4
AV1 8-bit, 4:2:0
AV1 10-bit, 4:2:0
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Decode Features for 9th Generation Intel® Core™.
Codecs: Decode Support for 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Codec
5th Generation Intel® Core™
6th Generation Intel® Core™
7th Generation Intel® Core™, 8th Generation Intel® Core™
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 8-bit, 4:2:0
VC1 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 12-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 12-bit, 4:4:4
AV1 8-bit, 4:2:0
AV1 10-bit, 4:2:0
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Decode Features for 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors.
Codecs: Decode Support for other Intel Hardware
  • Intel Atom® Processors x5 and x7 Processor Series
  • Intel Atom® Processor E3900 Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processor N- and J-Series
  • Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Hybrid Technology
  • Intel Atom® x6000E Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
Codec
Intel Atom® Processors x5 and x7 Processor Series
Intel Atom® Processor E3900 Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processor N- and J-Series
Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Hybrid Technology
Intel Atom® x6000E Series, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
AVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
MPEG2 8-bit, 4:2:0
VC1 8-bit, 4:2:0
MJPEG 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP8 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:0
HEVC 8-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 10-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 12-bit, 4:2:2
HEVC 8-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 10-bit, 4:4:4
HEVC 12-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 8-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 10-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 12-bit, 4:2:0
VP9 8-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 10-bit, 4:4:4
VP9 12-bit, 4:4:4
AV1 8-bit, 4:2:0
AV1 10-bit, 4:2:0
To find details about supported features and formats, refer to Decode Features for other Intel Hardware.

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.