Driver does not support any RC mode compatible with selected options (supported modes: CQP)

Rendering a video with KDEnlive 22.08.1 under Ubuntu 22.04 on the Acer Nitro5 with the hardware accelerated VAAPI Intel H264 profile aborts with this error: Driver does not support any RC mode compatible with selected options (supported modes: CQP). I'm not deep enough into the KDEnlive architecture to understand what I'm doing, my superficial understanding … Continue reading Driver does not support any RC mode compatible with selected options (supported modes: CQP)

VLC performance on the Acer Nitro 5

Quick note: under Ubuntu 20.04, VLC's performance can be greatly improved for x264 codecs by changing the default setting: Tools -> Preferences -> All -> input/codecs -> Video codecs -> FFmpeg -> Hardware decoding -> VA-PI video decoder. Note: not "VA-PI video decoder (DRM)" This applies to VLC 3.0.x on Ubuntu 20.04. An annoying side … Continue reading VLC performance on the Acer Nitro 5