Steam - How to enable hardware video decoding feature

December 2016


Steam - How to enable hardware video decoding feature


To enable hardware video decoding feature when using Steam on a low-spec computer, follow the below procedure:
  • Click on Steam Menu > Settings
  • Go to the Interface section
  • Tick the Enable hardware video decoding, if supported (requires Steam to restart) checkbox.

  • Click on OK and restart Steam.

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