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Thursday, March 21, 2019

What does a "Framebuffer" do?

What does a "Framebuffer" do?

  • It allows for smoother frame rates whilst in an active remote session by using a portion of RAM
  • It stores an in-memory bitmap for conversion to a video signal that can be displayed
  • It renders bitmap images in a dot matrix data format, displaying a rectangular grid of pixels
  • It stores and displays a graphical image as a rectangular array of pixel colour values. 

What does a "Framebuffer" do?


A framebuffer (frame buffer, or sometimes framestore) is a portion of RAM containing a bitmap that drives a video display.
It is a memory buffer containing a complete frame of data. Modern video cards contain framebuffer circuitry in their cores.



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