Chromium Support on i.MX 8 Platforms running Yocto

Published on January 27, 2023

We are pleased to announce Chromium Support on our i.MX 8 Platforms that are running Yocto! This has been a long time coming for i.MX 8, but Chromium is now fully supported and most notably supports hardware accelerated video decoding.

Build Info

Chromium is included in our latest Yocto Kirkstone Chromium image with the following specs:

GPU Specs

As we mentioned, hardware accelerated video decoding is supported. Here are the full GPU specs below shown directly from the browser running on the platform:

Video Demo

Below you will find a demo of Chromium running on our Nitrogen8M PLUS SOM running Yocto Kirkstone.