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02.20.2008 - AMD Accelerates Application Development with Inaugural Release of Open Source Performance Library

View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- February 20, 2008 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it has open sourced it’s AMD Performance Library (APL). Now referred to as “Framewave version 1.0,” the goal of this new open source project is to further enable the performance-optimized APL and expand its functionality beyond the existing core media capabilities, ensuring developers have an accelerated conduit to high performance application development. Contributions by partners, customers and the broader open-source software development community will accelerate library optimizations and feature enhancements in-line with their respective needs while AMD software engineers will continue to be dedicated contributors to the Framewave project. With functionality today that spans from simple arithmetic routines to rich domains such as image and signal processing, Framewave provides a quick path to high performance development. It also offers aggressive internal threading features which manage sophisticated threading models to exploit multi-core and multiprocessor systems. With thousands of routines dedicated to image and signal processing, Framewave helps enable faster development of projects such as media players, codecs, image editors, audio applications and media streaming.

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