[Ffmpeg-devel] Threading in libavcodec
Mon Jan 23 10:34:35 CET 2006
> >> Libavcodec can optionally be compiled to use multiple threads.
> >> This improves encoding speed on multiprocessor machines.
> > And lowers quality.
> Or increases bitrate.
> > XviD implements multithreading without losing any efficiency, and
> > scales well, while lavc, from what you're saying, doesn't.
> I didn't say it, Rich did. Rich is, as we all know, obsessed with
> image quality.
Anyway, I rather wanted to put the emphasis on the fact that threading
can be implemented in a way that doesn't reduce the coding efficiency,
as XviD proved it.
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