AMD Media SDK v1.0 Release Notes

AMD Media SDK v1.0
Release Notes
1 Overview
The AMD Media SDK is a software package with multimedia framework components and libraries
that allow developers to use the AMD platform for multimedia processing.
The AMD Media SDK allows developers to use:
• Media Foundation Transforms (MFTs) for video encoding and decoding.
• Video Quality (VQ) MFT for video pre- and post-processing.
• AMF-DEM library for low-latency video capture and encode.
• Optimized sample applications for targeted use cases.
2 Operating System Support
AMD Media SDK v1.0 supports the following operating systems.
• Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32- and 64-bit)
• Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32- and 64-bit)
• Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (32- and 64-bit)
3 Device Support
AMD Media SDK v1.0 supports the following devices.
Kaveri Desktop APU
A10-7850, A10-7700
Kabini Mobile APU
E1-2100, E1-2200, E1-2500, E2-3000, E2-3800, A4-5000, A4-5100, A6-5200
Temash Mobile APU
A4-1200, A4-1250, A4-1350, A6-1450
Richland Mobile APU
A4-5150M, A6-5350M, A6-5357M, A8-5550M, A8-5557M, A10-5750M,
A10-5757M, A4-5145M, A6-5345M, A8-5545M, A10-5745M
Richland Desktop APU
A4-4000, A6-6300, A6-6400, A8-6500, A8-6600, A10-6700, A10-6790,
Trinity Mobile APU
A4-4300M, A6-4400M, A8-4500M, A10-4600M, A4-4355M, A6-4455M,
A8-4555M, A10-4655M
Trinity Desktop APU
A4-5300, A6-5400, A8-5500, A8-5600, A10-5700, A10-5800
Cape Verde Discrete GPU HD 7730, 7750, 7770, R7 250x
Pitcairn Discrete GPU
HD 7850, 7870, R9 270x/270
Tahiti Discrete GPU
HD7950, 7970, R9 280x
Bonaire Discrete GPU
HD7790, R9 260x/260
Hawaii Discrete GPU
R9 290x/290
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4 Dependencies
AMD Media SDK v1.0 requires the following software components and tools.
• AMD Catalyst Driver. For information on driver support for the Media SDK, visit
• Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 or later.
5 Known Issues and Limitations
• The VQ MFT is supported only on devices with Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture.
• The AMF-DEM library does not work on APU + discrete GPU configuration when the monitor
is connected to the APU.
• The H.264 encode MFT does not support interlaced video inputs.
6 Support
Please post your questions and feedback on the Media SDK at
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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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Sunnyvale, CA, 94088-3453
Phone: +1.408.749.4000
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