Hardware Acceleration is working on Google Chrome!


I know Google Chrome isn't popular in Linux masses. But hey it works. I am on Manjaro. Downloaded Google Chrome using aur. Turned on this flags in chrome://flags


Installed enhanced-264ify extension. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/enhanced-h264ify/omkfmpieigblcllmkgbflkikinpkodlk

I can see "MojoVideoDecoder" on chrome://media-internals

00:00:09.406 kVideoDecoderName" MojoVideoDecoder"

Also, I installed intel-gpu-tools
sudo pacman -S intel-gpu-tools

and running sudo intel_gpu_top
I can see the Video/0 moving.

So, Google team just enabled Hardware Acceleration without much news?

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