Quote Originally Posted by brent View Post
If you have a capable driver, MPlayer's OpenGL output is similarly efficient as Xv or VDPAU. That is, the overhead is negligible.
So what about mplayer -vo vdpau. Can it be used anywhere where -vo xv was used? If there is not the proper format support in the specific GPU driver for vdpau (e.g. radeon only has mpeg1/2) will the video be decoded in SW? But will the presentation features of VDPAU still be used?