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by neivian / January 20, 2014 3:48 PM PST

I downloaded a player on my iPhone, called VidOn player, does it support software decoding or hardware decoding to play videos?

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Hope to help you
by lerauntin / January 21, 2014 2:59 PM PST
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Both, the default status is software decoding, but if the video supports hardware decoding then it'll automatically switch to hardware decoding.

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My Answer
by ishon019 / January 20, 2014 5:25 PM PST
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I think no.. It's just a media player as like others. Simple player.

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Re: decoding
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 20, 2014 5:31 PM PST
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It must decode in some way. But who cares what part of it it does in software and what part of it it does using dedicated decoding hardware that might be built into the iPhone?
Well, it seems you care. Why do you care?

Anyway, since this player is spammed a lot, we don't recommend it. Better use another player, and if you like it, the internals aren't important at all.


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