[Ffmpeg-devel] [RFC] svq1 very slow encoding

Mike Melanson mike
Thu Mar 29 18:26:02 CEST 2007

Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I just noticed that svq1 encoding was slow as hell (around 2fps here on
> p4 2.4ghz), if someone had spare time/motivation to speed it up, it
> would be great.

SVQ1 stands for Sorenson Vector Quantizer #1. Are you sure you 
understand how vector quantizers operate? By nature, they are 
excruciatingly slow to encode, yet relatively blindingly fast to decode.

	-Mike Melanson

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