[Interest] Utilizing the GPU, how to start?

Scott Aron Bloom scott at towel42.com
Wed Jul 6 20:27:45 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?


I know I never finished one conversion attempt...  Except for the most simple of UI's with very little NON-UI logic 


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