AMD today announced that it has open sourced it’s AMD Performance Library (APL), now referred to as “Framewave version 1.0,” t

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Framewave helps enable faster development of projects such as media players, codecs, image editors, audio applications and media streaming.

We applaud AMD’s decision to open source the Framewave library as we think it will only help accelerate the development of new multimedia applications that fully take advantage of multi-core x86 processors,” said Ed Leonard, CTO at Dreamworks Animation. “Dreamworks Animation continues to produce some of the world’s most creative and successful CGI films in part, because of the state-of-the-art technology we leverage every day. As an innovator and adopter of new technology, we commend AMD’s efforts with Framewave.

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