[Interest] Utilizing the GPU, how to start?

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Wed Jul 6 20:23:44 CEST 2016

On Tue, Jul 05, 2016 at 05:41:33PM -0700, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> 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.

So to use a certain backend technology you seriously advice to
switch fronend languages, too?

When did *you personally* attempt to port a GUI project from
Widgets to Quick?


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