Microsoft RDP: End-client H.264 (4:4:4) Hardware-decode Support on existing decoders 4:2:0! Elegant and Cool!

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Great pictorial explanation on Microsoft Blogs!

Microsoft have just announced a series of tech preview enhancements to their RDP protocol, which you can read here. I’ve blogged endlessly about the problems of image quality for CAD line data and text with H.264 4:2:0 protocols which have been a long established standard for older encoders and GPUs.

The Microsoft announcement gives a very good overview (with pictures) of some of the visual issues that can arise with H.264 4:2:0 in their announcement – which I recommend looking at, here. Continue reading “Microsoft RDP: End-client H.264 (4:4:4) Hardware-decode Support on existing decoders 4:2:0! Elegant and Cool!”

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