Originally Posted by Brian B
Been following your guide (post #1) to set up MPC w/ XBMC. I don't have a Nvidia graphics card, so I take it that I don't need LAV CUVID installed, however, on the download link it says this:
"NOTE: LAV CUVID has been deprecated and its functionality merged into LAV Video inside the LAV Filters package, which is the recommended version to get from now on."
So, I installed that package because I need the other LAV parts installed. Do I need to add the Video filter or do I just leave it out under the circumstances (no Nvidia) or does it make any difference?
Should the guide be edited to no longer need the LAV CUVID for anyone since it seems it is in the video filter package anyway?
PS Your guide is extremely helpful, but you might want to add that you need to run the install.bat for MadVR and run the .exe files for the other downloads since it isn't stated explicitly. Also, you might want to add where to get to the "add filter options," etc. as if you are totally unfamiliar with the software it might be hard to locate.
Hey, thanks for the comment. Yes, i`ve just finished editing the guide exactly like that. Replaced instructions for the LAV filters, so now LAV Video is what will be used with instruction on how to enable CUVID.
For MadVR, i added installing notes and a special note to not delete the madVR folder or else you will also delete the filter itself (since it does not copy itself upon installation into the sistem32 folder).
I`ll also add instructions regarding the add filter option.
Now, regarding the LAV video filter, if you don`t use it, you can just choose not to install it. Even if you install it but don`t add it to the external filters list in MPC-HC, it won`t be used, so there is no harm in having it. Without CUVID, LAV video is just a software decoder that relies on your CPU to do the decoding.