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Distributed AV1 Video Encoding

Distributed AV1 Video Encoding

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I began working on writing code to encode video files to AV1 in a distributed computing fashion using my private BOINC server. I wrote some PHP code and developed a Windows Forms software that will submit the video files to the distributed computing server so that it can send jobs to connected machines. The encoding software I’m using is rav1e. This software is currently single-threaded, which means that encoding videos will take some time, especially when using…

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rav1e AV1 encoding tests – 10/15/2018

rav1e AV1 encoding tests – 10/15/2018

Hi everyone, Today, I’ve been performing some AV1 encoding tests using the rav1e encoder. You need an AV1-compatible web browser to see the videos below. The following videos were encoded using speed 10 and different quantizer settings to compare the quality. rav1e is in constant development so I’ll be performing lots of tests. The following uses the appveyor build from yesterday. I’ve managed to install the dependencies needed to build myself rav1e when new commits comes out, so expect my…

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I got the Nintendo Switch! Plus Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

I got the Nintendo Switch! Plus Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Hi everyone, Yesterday, I got the Nintendo Switch along with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe thanks to an awesome offer that’s available in Best Buy this week only. I immediately opened the box and took out the gaming console: Then I took out the cables and the dock: Powered it on and started updating it: And then I started playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! I’m really impressed with the graphics improvements over the Wii U version and I hope to get…

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fit-Headless, an HDMI Display Emulator. Unboxing and demonstration

fit-Headless, an HDMI Display Emulator. Unboxing and demonstration

Hi everyone, In this post, I’d like to show you the fit-Headless HDMI Display Emulator. This is an HDMI adapter that emulates a display, which is perfect because sometimes, you need to have a monitor attached to a GPU in order to overclock it, or to use remote features on the PC. For example, I use TeamViewer to remote control my computers and Single Board Computers, but since they don’t have a monitor attached to them, they have the very basic resolution…

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Let’s Play – Mario Kart DS on the Wii U Virtual Console – Flower Cup – 100cc

Let’s Play – Mario Kart DS on the Wii U Virtual Console – Flower Cup – 100cc

Hi everyone, Today, I’m sharing with you my gameplay of the Flower Cup in 100cc in Mario Kart DS. This game is available as a Wii U Virtual Console Title in the Wii U eShop. Hope you enjoy it! Individual Races: Desert Hill: Delfino Square: Waluigi’s Pinball: Shroom Ridge:

Let’s Play – Mario Kart DS on the Wii U Virtual Console – Mushroom Cup – 100cc

Let’s Play – Mario Kart DS on the Wii U Virtual Console – Mushroom Cup – 100cc

Hi everyone, Today, I’m sharing with you my gameplay of the Mushroom Cup in 100cc in Mario Kart DS. This game is available as a Wii U Virtual Console Title in the Wii U eShop. Hope you enjoy it! Individual Races: Figure-8 Circuit: Yoshi Falls: Cheep Cheep Beach: Luigi’s Mansion: