Developer Guide


Automatically Getting Performance Benefits with Intel(R) IPP Threading Layer

If you already have an application that uses Intel® IPP Single-Threaded libraries, you can easily get performance benefits using the IPP Threading Layer (OpenMP* or TBB* version) without modifying your source code.
To enable IPP Threading Layer support in your application:
  1. Enable the preprocessor option
  2. Add Threading Layer libraries and dependencies (TBB* or OpenMP* library) into the link line. For details about Threading Layer libraries linking and location, refer to Linking Options
  3. Rebuild the application.
As a result, IPP APIs used in your application are redefined with IPP Threading Layer APIs when implemented and you receive performance benefits from external threading used in the IPP Threading Layer.

Product and Performance Information


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