[FFmpeg-user] Plex and single core transcoding

Corne Beerse cbeerse at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 11:03:45 CEST 2011

On 29-3-2011 1:21, PJ Judia Jr wrote:
> Anybody aware of why when plex uses ffmpeg to transcode it only uses 1 core? Running on a mac pro.
My bet is that plex does not use (or even know) the options of ffmpeg to 
use multiple cores.

On the other hand, the ffmpeg manual tells that the quality might drop 
if multiple cores are used. Hence it can also be a quality issue.


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