[FFmpeg-devel] (new) intermediate codec

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Thu Mar 10 21:40:39 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 09:02:38PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 08:58:00PM +0100, Lars T?uber wrote:
> > As far as I know your ffmpeg branch doesn't even support multithreading, or does it?
> it supports slice based multithreading since a long time, frame based not yet.

Since we are talking about an intra-only codec it supports it just fine,
just open n codecs each in its own thread and send each frame to encode/decode
round-robin to each of these threads.
Yes it is not convenient but neither is it particularly difficult.

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