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H264-BP-E

Baseline Profile H.264 Encoder

H264-MP-E

Main Profile H.264 Encoder

H264-HP-E

High Profile H.264 Encoder

H264 Encoders

Overview
Selection Matrix

Product Selection Matrix



Profile Constrained
Baseline
Constrained
Baseline
Main Main High 10,
High 4:2:2,
High 4:4:4¹ Predictive
High 10 Intra,
High 4:2:2 Intra,
High 4:4:4¹ Intra
Chroma format(s) 4:2:0 4:2:0 4:2:0 4:2:0 4:2:0, 4:2:2 4:2:0, 4:2:2
Sample depth (bits) 8 8 8 8 8, 10, 12 8, 10, 12
Slice type(s) IDR, P IDR IDR, P IDR IDR, P IDR
Multiple slices encoding option V V V V V V
CAVLC V V V V V V
CABAC V V V V
Rate control
(CBR & CQP-VBR)
V V V V V V
Separate Luma / Chroma QP control V V V V V V
Ultra Low sub-frame transmission latency encoding V² V V² V V² V
Annex B NAL Byte stream compliant output V V V V V V
AVC-Intra 50 / 100 / Ultra suitability V V
Standalone CPU-less operation V V V V V V
Throughput (clocks/pixel) 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 - 2.75 2.5 - 2.75
Silicon requirements high medium high medium high medium
Available for ASICs V V V V V V
Available for Altera FPGAs V V V V V V
Available for Lattice FPGAs V V V V V V
Available for Microsemi FPGAs V V V V V V
Available for Xilinx FPGAs V V V V V V

Notes :
¹ The 4:4:4 profiles are used when encoding 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 in 12 bits sample depth.
² With Intra Refresh encoding.

V    : Supported.
x    : Not available.
 −     : Not Applicable.


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