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4k Videos in raspberry pi3

Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:14 am

Hi,

Does Raspberry Pi 3 support 4k resolution videos?

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Vishnu

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Re: 4k Videos in raspberry pi3

Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:16 am

Probably not, because the chips used are not made for very high resolution video and audio. The Pi's were started as a way of teaching school kids about using a small board computer to control stuff like robots, etc. They were not made to be used as a graphics workstation or UHD resolution.
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Re: 4k Videos in raspberry pi3

Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:32 am

No, not video.

Some people have managed to get a 4K desktop running slowly. The hardware acceleration in the chip is designed to handle up to HD (1080p h264) video, so 4K video would have to be processed in software and that means pushing huge amounts of data around at speeds that the Pi 3B can't really handle.

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Re: 4k Videos in raspberry pi3

Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:38 am

Thank you very much guys :)

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