Intel Media Framework Upstream Patches 2022Q1 Queue Release

ID 732952
Updated 6/2/2022
Version Latest




FFmpeg-vaapi and FFmpeg-QSV 2022Q1 upstream patches commits tested:


Gst-vaapi and Gst-msdk(in gst-plugins-bad) 2022Q1 upstream patches commits tested:

  • gstreamer : b2232c5c9a1188c700ce5057765ef0335ae19b27


Supported Intel Platforms

  • ATS-M
  • DG2
  • ADL (Alder Lake-S/P)
  • DG1/SG1
  • RKL (Rocket Lake)
  • TGL (Tiger Lake)
  • ICL (Ice Lake)
  • JSL (Jasper Lake)/EHL (Elkhart Lake)
  • KBLx (KBL/Kaby Lake; CFL/Coffe Lake; WHL/Whiskey Lake; CML/Comet Lake; AML/Amber Lake)

Tested Features

  • Decode: AVC/H264, HEVC/H265 (8/10/12bit), AV1 (8/10bit), VP9 (8, 10, 12bit), VP8, JPEG/MJPEG, MPEG2, VC1
  • Encode: AV1 (only ffmpeg-qsv), AVC/H264, HEVC/H265 (8/10bit), VP9 (8/10bitt), VP8, JPEG/MJPEG, MPEG2
  • VPP : brightness/contrast/saturation/hue, csc, deinterlace, denoise, scale, sharpen, mirroring, rotation, transpose

Supported Features Among Intel Platfoms

For features supported among on each Intel platform, please refer links shown as below:

Reference Configure Used: Intel Libva/iHD driver, MediaSDK, oneVPL and oneVPL GPU Runtime

For detailed information about new features and improvements, please check links below:


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New Detail



  • ffmpeg_qsv added av1 encode support
  • supported av1 decode frame split bsf feature in ffmpeg core
  • fixed a hevc 10bit run2run issue on some legacy platforms for ffmpeg_qsv

  • added a powerful and customizable gblur Vulkan filter for ffmpeg


  • gst-msdk avc/hevc decoder added SFC support for csc and scaling
  • gst-msdk encoders enabled VA surface input path
  • gst-vaapi improved av1 parse and fixed some av1 decode failed cases (such as film grain)
  • fixed some h264 decode failed cases for gst-msdk, which needs check for width and height in mfxVideoParam


FFmpeg new features: 

  • buffer sharing between media and vulkan  
  • support 0YUV, YUY2, Y210, Y410, P012, Y212, Y412 on Windows when using d3d11 device 
  • hevc main10 sp encoding

Gstreamer new features:  

  • Gstmsdk vpp supports csc to 12bit format 
  • Gstmsdk hevc encoder supports to encode HDR SEIs



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