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DXVA Checker is an application that will provide you with various information about your Decoder Device and Processor Device that can be used with GPU. Requires .NET 3.5 and Visual C++ Runtime. Full description.

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog:
Version 3.5.0 (06/19/2015)
Improved file format support for Media Foundation
Removed the DXVA mode from decoder device selector in movie player if GPU does not support
Fixed Microsoft H265 Video Decoder MFT writes data to the GPU memory even when it fall back to software decoding in Decode Benchmark
Fixed Decode Benchmark does not start issue when the Media Foundation Decoder fall back to software decoding
Fixed scaling setting issue in movie player
Fixed output format of DXVA2 Decoder Device might not shown on ToolTip
Changed "QFHD" to "4KUHD"
Updated DSF/MFT Viewer
Minor changes and fixes

Version 3.4.1 (04/06/2015)
Minor fix

Version 3.4.0 (04/05/2015)
Now can check caps of DXVA-HD/D3D11 ProcessorDevice for interlace and progressive at the same time
Added support to select 32bit or 64bit operation for DirectShow/MediaFoundation Decoder on 64bit Windows
Changed "Decode Performance" to "Decode Benchmark" and "Playback Performance" to "Playback Benchmark"
Updated DSF/MFT Viewer
Minor changes and fixes

Version 3.3.2 (01/16/2015)
Minor changes

Version 3.3.1 (12/13/2014)
Fixed error message issue when click "Recheck Device"

Version 3.3.0 (12/07/2014)
Added support for DXVA using Direct3D11 in Decode Performance Benchmark for Media Foundation Decoder
Added "DirectionAdaptiveDevice" as an alternative name of Processor Device for AMD Radeon GPU
Changed "DXVA Decoding..." to "Decode Performance..." and "DXVA Processing" to "Playback Performance..." in Benchmark menu
Minor changes and fixes

Version 3.2.1 (11/15/2014)
Resolved Decode Benchmark not response issue when using MPC Video Decoder with DXVA
Minor fix

Version 3.2.0 (11/03/2014)
Added support for high DPI settings on Windows
Minor changes

Version 3.1.2 (09/09/2014)
Fixed not enable DXVA in movie player when using DirectShow Decoder and selecting "Auto" in "Decoder Device"

Version 3.1.1 (09/02/2014)
Minor fix

Version 3.1.0 (08/10/2014)
No longer check resolution for Decoder Device without alternative name
Fixed can't create D3D11 Decoder Device in Decoder Device Creator
Removed renderer selection menu in DirectShow/MediaFoundation Decoder Check
Fixed might not change DXVA2 Decoder Device in Movie Player
Added support to select output format of decoder in Movie Player
Added original sink filter for decode benchmark (removed unneeded process when disable DXVA)
Added support to set repeat count of benchmark
Added support to change output(blit) resolution of DXVA Processor Device in DXVA processing benchmark
Changed "VMR" and "EVR" to "DXVA Processing" and "VMR Renderless" and "EVR Renderless" to "DXVA Decoding"
Minor changes and fixes

Version 3.0.1
Fixed ArgumentOutOfRangeException issue
Fixed AsyncMFT was not checked in Media Foundation Decoder Check
Minor changes and fixes

Version 3.0.0
Added support to check Direct3D11 video acceleration capability
Added the following alternative names of Decoder Device
Added "Frame Format" option to "DXVA-HD" Tab
"DXVA-HD" Tab was moved to "Processor Device" Tab
"DSF/MFT" was changed to "DirectShow/MediaFoundation Decoder"
"OpenVideo Decode" Tab was deleted
Added support to check Direct3D11 video decoder profiles supported by Media Foundation decoder
Added renderer type menu (VMR, EVR) to "Recheck (Connect to Renderer)" and "Connect to Renderer" menu
DXVA2 Video Processor blit with native iamge size in benchmaking
DXVA2 Video Processor does not repaint in benchmaking
Added trace logging for Direct3D11 video acceleration operations
Added "Event" and "Process" filter setting to "Trace Log" Tab
Updated Video Acceleration Settings
Added "Apply" button to Video Accleration Settings Form
Minor changes and fixes

Version 2.9.1
Added Min/Max value of FPS, CPU Usage and GPU Usage on Benchmark Result View

Version 2.9.0
Added the following alternative name of Decoder Device

Version 2.8.2 (05/26/2012)
Fixed might not start when using 64bit version

Version 2.8.0 (05/20/2012)
Added some input formats for Processor Device
Added "Connect to Renderer" option and "Force Close" button for DXVA Mode Check
Added VMR-9 Renderless and EVR Renderless for benchmark
Added support to select all DXVA2 modes supported by DirectShow/MediaFoundation decoder
Updated Video Acceleration Settings
Updated Movie Player
Updated DSF/MFT Viewer
Minor changes and fixes

Version 2.7.0 (02/11/2012)
Added Decoder Device Creator
Added DSF/MFT Tab
Fixed wrong DXVA information of LAV Video Decoder Version 0.45 in DXVA Mode Check
Changed DXVA setting method of DirectShow and Media Foundation decoders
Minor changes and fixes

Version 2.6.2 (12/04/2011)
Fixed start up issue when using AMD/ATI Radeon series under WindowsXP

Version 2.6.1 (11/15/2011)
Fixed no result issue in DXVA Mode Check when using DivX Media Foundation MKV/AVI Source
Fixed CPU Usage was always 0% under a specific condition
Updated Video Acceleration Settings

Version 2.6.0 (10/30/2011)
Added support to check 4K2K resolution of Decoder Device and Processor Device
Added support to check DXVA2 modes that can be used with DirectShow decoder and Media Foundation decoder
Improved stability for DirectShow/MediaFoundation Decoder DXVA Mode Check
Fixed DXVA-HD TabPage was always gray out
Added support for AMD APP SDK v2.5
Added support to disable Processor Device in Benchmark
Added support to disable Desktop Window Manager (DWM) composition in Benchmark
Removed support for VMR-7 in Movie Player
Updated Video Acceleration Settings
Minor changes and fixes

Version 2.5.0 (05/14/2011)
Added the following alternative names of Decoder Device
Changed the following alternative names of Decoder Device
ModeH264MVC_VLD_Avivo -> ModeH264_VLD_Multiview_Avivo
ModeMPEG4ASP_VLD_Avivo -> ModeMPEG4pt2_VLD_AdvSimple_Avivo

Version 2.4.0 (01/09/2011)
Added support to check caps of the OpenVideo Decode for the AMD/ATI Radeon series (Windows7 only)
Added "ModeVC1_VLD2010" as an alternative name of the VC-1 Decoder Device
Added "ModeH264_VLD_WithFMOASO_NoFGT" as an alternative name of the H.264 Decoder Device
"RenderTarget" was deleted from the Decoder Device, and it was displayed with ToolTip
Added "OutputFormat" and "RenderTarget" to caps of the Processor Device
Added "Hardware" for the type of decoder at DXVA ModeCheck
Updated DirectShowFilter/MediaFoundationTransform Viewer
Improved the accuracy of the frame rate at the benchmark using EVR under Windows7/Vista
Added option to notify if the new version is available
Minor changes and fixes

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All features / Full description:
The following things are chiefly possible for DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA).

Confirmation of Decoder Device and Processor Device that can be used with GPU.
Confirmation of usage condition in other applications by trace log.
Confirmation of supported mode and usage condition in DirectShow/Media Foundation Decoder.
Setting change in some DirectShow/Media Foundatin Decoders.
Confirmation of the effect by changing parameter of Video Processor and changing Deocoder/Processor Device while playing the video.

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Acronyms / Also Known As:
DXVAChecker, Bluesky DXVA Checker


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