[FFmpeg-user] Multi-core transcoding (performance tuning)

Brian Cardarella bcardarella at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 19:21:41 CEST 2011

NM, I found the -threads option.

- Brian

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Brian Cardarella <bcardarella at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does FFMPEG support any way to distribute the transcoding across
> multiple cores? I notice that on my Intel Core i7 one of the cores is
> maxed at 100% and the rest are idle. In addition, the process itself
> seems to only be 20MBs. Would FFMPEG benefit from putting the entire
> video in memory?
> I'm very interested in any performance tuning suggestions. I don't
> want to reduce the quality of the video but currently it is
> transcoding at about 75fps. I feel like there is room to grow here.
> - Brian

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