Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives Developer Guide for Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit
Introducing Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives
The Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) is a software library that provides a comprehensive set of application domain-specific highly optimized functions for signal and image processing and cryptography. This guide provides information about Intel IPP. This document is valid for version 2021.9 of Intel IPP.
Due to significant shift in industry trend towards 64-bit architecture in recent years, Intel IPP 32-bit binaries will be deprecated in the upcoming Intel IPP 2021.10 release and targeted to be removed after one year deprecation notice period. Please share your feedback or concerns on the Intel IPP Community Forum.
The Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives is a software library that provides a comprehensive set of application domain-specific highly optimized functions for signal, data, and image processing:
Signal and Data Processing
The Intel IPP signal and data processing software is a collection of low-overhead, high-performance operations performed on one-dimensional (1D) data arrays. Examples of such operations are linear transforms, filtering, string processing, and vector math.
The Intel IPP image processing software is a collection of low-overhead, high-performance operations performed on two-dimensional (2D) arrays of pixels. Examples of such operations are linear transforms, filtering, and arithmetic on image data.
For detailed function descriptions, including calling syntax, see Intel IPP Developer Reference.
Use Intel IPP to improve performance of multimedia, enterprise data, embedded, communications, and scientific/technical applications. The primitives are a common interface for thousands of commonly used algorithms. With these primitives you can automatically tune your application to many generations of processors without changes in the application.
The goal of the Intel IPP software is to provide algorithmic building blocks with
a simple "primitive" C interface and data structures to enhance usability and portability
scalability with Intel® hardware
This document provides detailed guidance on the library configuration, development environment, and linkage modes, and helps you perform multiple tasks related to programming with Intel IPP, in particular:
It is your responsibility when using Intel IPP to ensure that input data has the required format and does not contain invalid characters. These can cause unexpected behavior of the library.
The library requires function parameters to be valid before being passed. While some Intel IPP functions do limited checking of parameter errors, your application should check for images integrity, for example.
Documentation for older versions of Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives is available for download only. For a list of available documentation downloads by product version, see these pages:
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