[vdr] How's the 24 bit OSD VDR coming?

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 22:43:42 CET 2011


On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Udo Richter <udo_richter at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Don't get too excited about the TrueColor OSD, though.
>> What comes with VDR is only the basic OSD platform that
>> allows plugins to use full screen 32 bit ARGB color,
>> with alpha blendable pixmaps and such.
>
> Do you have any numbers on OSD speed for, lets say, some prototype
> output device you may have at hand?
>
> An old-style 720x576x8 display has just 400k size, HD RGB32 however has
> 6Mb. This could limit display update speed notably for animations or
> video overlays using OSD. Would be nice to know how much is possible.

With things like VDPAU, I would imagine some very cool things are
possible and considering how many people are using VDPAU with VDR now,
hopefully we'll get a good pool of skinners coming up with some great
options to choose from.



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