[Interest] Utilizing the GPU, how to start?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Jul 6 02:41:33 CEST 2016

On terça-feira, 5 de julho de 2016 11:45:41 PDT Jason Kretzer wrote:
> How does one get Qt widgets to take advantage of a GPU?  If this question
> seem naïve, it is because it is.
> With my application, I am displaying different types of media —
> mp4 (using QMedia Player)
> Html (folders containing a "mini-site” using QWebView)
> Images (using a Qlabel)
> This Qt 5.5, Windows7/10, running on a low end compute stick.  The CPU seems
> to take the brunt of the performance.  Just wondering how to offload some
> of that?

Stop using QtWidgets, including QtWebView and QLabel, and transition to Qt 
Quick instead. Qt Quick uses the GPU, QtWidgets do not.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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