Roblimo from the every-little-open-source-bit-helps dept.
An anonymous reader writes "AMD has open sourced X-Video Bitstream Acceleration, their API by which they expose the Universal Video Decoder 2 GPU under Linux."
They may be a little late with this move, and not everything you could wish is now open source, but it's better than nothing.
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