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[Q] video switches to SW mode

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13th May 2014, 08:35 PM   |  #1  
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I have a Le Pan S tablet (http://www.lepantab.com/index.php?op...d=88&Itemid=95) that works great for the first little while (20-40 minutes) when I play local video files. Then the player (both BS and MX with correct codecs) switches to software decoding from hardware, and the lag begins. I am trying to find out why it switches. Is it overheating? Something must be going wrong and it's very annoying. Thanks.
13th May 2014, 09:47 PM   |  #2  
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Probably because it doesn't have the CPU power to run it well in H/W mode. Might need to find a less demanding version of the video. There's info about this stuff on MX Player's FAQ:

https://sites.google.com/site/mxvpen/faq

Section #4 has the more relevant info.
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