Compiling and installing
vlc with Decklink support on Ubuntu 18.04 Server
Note that there are API changes in BlackMagic Design (BMD) SDK 11 onwards; so as of vlc-3.0.8, compile it with BMD SDK 10.11.4.
Also note that you need to disable UEFI Secure Boot in order to install BMD driver successfully.
- Download Desktop Video (driver) & Desktop Video SDK from https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/family/capture-and-playback
- Install Desktop Video (driver)
tar -xf Blackmagic_Desktop_Video_Linux_*.tar.gz cd Blackmagic_Desktop_Video_Linux_*/deb/x86_64/ sudo dpkg -i desktopvideo_*.deb