libva - Video Acceleration API for Linux

Property Value
Distribution Slackware 13.37
Repository SlackPack i486
Package name libva
Package version 1.0.16
Package release 2gds
Package architecture i486
Package type txz
Installed size 1.25 MB
Download size 336.00 KB
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Video Acceleration API (VA API) is a library and API specification
which enables and provides access to graphics hardware (GPU)
acceleration for video processing on Linux and UNIX based operating
systems.  Accelerated processing includes video decoding, video
encoding, subpicture blending and rendering.  The specification was
originally designed by Intel for its GMA (Graphics Media Accelerator)
series of GPU hardware, the API is however not limited to GPUs or
Intel specific hardware, as other hardware and manufacturers can
also freely use this API for hardware accelerated video decoding.
Packaged by Georgi D. Sotirov <>


Package Version Architecture Repository
libva-1.0.16-x86_64-2gds.txz 1.0.16 x86_64 SlackPack
libva-0.32.0_sds2-i486-5sl.txz 0.32.0_sds2 i486 Slacky
libva-0.32.0-x86_64-1sl.txz 0.32.0 x86_64 Slacky
libva-0.32.0-i486-1alien.tgz 0.32.0 i486 Alien Bob
libva-0.32.0-x86_64-1alien.tgz 0.32.0 x86_64 Alien Bob
libva - - -


Name Value
glibc-solibs >= 2.11.1
libX11 >= 1.3.3
libXau >= 1.0.5
libXdamage >= 1.1.2
libXdmcp >= 1.0.3
libXext >= 1.1
libXfixes >= 4.0.4
libXxf86vm >= 1.1.0
libdrm >= 2.4.20
libxcb >= 1.6
mesa >= 7.8.1


Type URL
Binary Package libva-1.0.16-i486-2gds.txz
Source Package unknown

Install Howto

  1. Download libva-1.0.16-i486-2gds.txz
  2. Install libva txz package:
    # upgradepkg --install-new libva-1.0.16-i486-2gds.txz

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